[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#652942: Bug#652942: Do we really need to reload samba in DHCP enter hook?

Ivo De Decker ivo.dedecker at ugent.be
Mon Jun 18 21:12:45 UTC 2012

On Wed, May 09, 2012 at 10:05:42AM +0200, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> I actually wonder whether we really need to reload the samba daemons
> when doing our magic in smb.conf in DHCP enter/exit hooks.
> Indeed, after discussing with Volker, this is probably useless as nmbd
> never re-register with a new WINS server, so to make what we want we
> need to *restart* nmbd, not reload it.
> I would actually be in favor of *not* reloading /etc/init.d/samba at
> all...until we find better way to handle this (such as kniwing when we
> are in the shutdown/reboot process).


If I understand you correctly, you want us to drop the entire dhcp hook? There
might still be time to do this before the freeze.

Does anybody think we should keep the hook?



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