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Re: [Full-disclosure] Security Updates Without Rebooting
Date: Mon Nov 07 2005 - 20:20:07 CST
On Mon, 07 Nov 2005 18:05:11 PST, Alexander Sotirov said:
> On Linux you can just restart the patched service of course. Most package
> managers (i.e. dpkg and rpm) will do it for you after the update.
Note that rpm will only do that if the person who packaged the updated RPM
specified a 'postinstall' scriptlet requesting it. So RPM *can* restart a
daemon, but it's a function of the package, not of rpm.
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