[ubuntu-uk] Reboot after libc6 upgrade?

Scott James Remnant scott at ubuntu.com
Sat Feb 3 10:36:24 GMT 2007

On Sat, 2007-02-03 at 09:41 +0000, Paul Sladen wrote:

> On Sat, 3 Feb 2007, Tony Arnold wrote:
> > Should I reboot my system after applying an upgrade to libc6?
> > I imagine that every process on the system is probably using this
> Ah yes, but the same can be achieved by restarting every process on the
> system, but without actually rebooting. :)
> Scott;  say, can 'upstart' (init) re-exec() itself and pass on state to pick
> up a new libc?
Yes, send upstart the TERM signal and it will re-exec itself with the
new libc.  Though you'd still have to stop and start every other service
on the system.

At that point, it's actually probably quicker to reboot.

Scott James Remnant
scott at ubuntu.com
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