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Re: Restarting desktop session services on RPM upgrade?



On Fri, 2007-06-15 at 12:11 -0400, John Dennis wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-06-15 at 11:58 -0400, Alan Cox wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 11:44:55AM -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > > The Mugshot client daemon does this itself by installing a file called 
> > > "version" with the package version, and if said file changes it restarts 
> > > itself.
> > 
> > init stats its own binary and librarie (or used to)
> 
> But that exposes you to a race condition as you don't know when all the
> files have been upgraded 

fair enough

> and it requires inefficient periodic polling.

no it doesn't... inotify to the rescue.

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