[Opendnssec-develop] drop ods-signer restart

Patrik Wallström patrik.wallstrom at iis.se
Mon Mar 29 09:56:09 UTC 2010

On Mar 29, 2010, at 11:54 AM, Matthijs Mekking wrote:

> Hi,
> On bugreport #113: zone fetcher can't bind udp/ipv4 socket: Permission
> denied.
> During IEFT77, we have talked about that this is not only an issue when
> starting the engine, but also with restarting. Several believed that
> restart should actually be stop and start. There are a couple of nasty
> hacks I can do in order to check if we have the right privileges to
> restart (so that we don't successfully stop the daemon, but are unable
> to start it again).
> With this knowledge, I want to propose to drop the restart command, as
> this is cleaner in code, and there is no loss in functionality because
> you can do the same with stop && start.
> Any objections?

No, this is better. Then it is up to the package maintainer to implement restart using stop and start in the init-scripts if he wants to.

Patrik Wallström
Project Manager, R&D
.SE (Stiftelsen för Internetinfrastruktur)
E-mail: patrik.wallstrom at iis.se
Web: http://www.iis.se/

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