service restart question

Bill Nottingham notting at
Mon Jun 25 17:13:14 UTC 2012

Tom Lane (tgl at said: 
> > Well, simply because we have no policy about it.
> See also bug #832029 before being in too much of a hurry to decide that
> this Must Be A Good Thing.  At minimum, it currently seems that we might
> need per-service tuning of the restart timing parameters before being
> sure that enabling restart is safe.  So while recommending that services
> enable this after suitable testing *might* be a good idea, turning it on
> by default seems like a horribly bad one.

Also, having different services have different restart settings can
certainly lead to confusion; as it stands now, the policy where no services
restart automatically, while possibly suboptimal, is at least predictable
for admins.


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