[nSLUG] timezone changes for DST changes and init

Ben Armstrong synrg at sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca
Wed Feb 21 08:06:38 AST 2007


On Wed, 21 Feb 2007 07:45:56 -0400
"D G Teed" <donald.teed at gmail.com> wrote:
> On last night's update to libc6 (Debian's package name), I noticed
> this in syslog:
> 
> init: Trying to re-exec init
> 
> Is it really able to do that, or is this some sort of hint we
> should be rebooting following a libc update?

Probably due to this "init u" in the postinst (i.e. perfectly normal and expected).
See init(8).

case "$sysvinitver" in
        $badsysvinitver)
                ;;
        *)
                if [ -x /sbin/init -a -x /bin/readlink ]; then
                        if [ "$(readlink /proc/1/exe 2>/dev/null)" = "/sbin/init" ]; then
                                (init u ; sleep 1)
                        fi
                fi
                ;;
esac



Ben
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