On Tue, 24 Oct 2000, David O'Brien wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 24, 2000 at 04:23:40PM +0700, Alexey Dokuchaev wrote:
> > Why can't I simply write kill -1 `cat /var/run/sendmail.pid`?
> What about deamons that don't understand `kill -HUP'?  Sendmail didn't
> until very reciently.  ``/etc/rc.d/some-deamon restart'' does the right
> thing reguardless how involved that might be.

Though I see your point, actually, many UNIX books, including some pretty
old ones, refer to sending HUP signal as standard way of
restarting/resetting daemons.


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