needrestart checks which daemons need to be restarted after library upgrades. It is inspired by checkrestart from the debian-goodies package.
needrestart supports but does not require systemd. If systemd is not available or does not return a service name needrestart uses hooks to identify the corresponding System V init script. The shipped hooks support the following package managers:
The service command is used to run the tradiditional System V init script.
Changes in 1.1
- Ignore DHCP clients. (Debian Bug#752111 by Axel Beckert <email@example.com>)
- Add options allowing to select which check should be performed. (Proposed by Axel Beckert <firstname.lastname@example.org>)