> On 07:39 Thu 20 Jul, Theo de Raadt wrote: > > someone in linux land went off the map here. and then another piece of > > software started un-portably assuming that's the way to do things? > > Because it's a nice way to apply configuration changes made to > /etc/sysctl.conf without restarting the whole server?
only thinking of yourself, and missing the point. the point is that the 25-year old sysctl design had no such feature, and now other things are changing that. No, what you want does not exist.