[CentOS] CentOS 7 (1511) is released

Tue Dec 15 16:51:56 UTC 2015
Greg Lindahl <lindahl at pbm.com>

On Tue, Dec 15, 2015 at 04:29:12PM +0100, Zdenek Sedlak wrote:

> Thank for the explanation. When did this change? I always believed the
> running daemon is not touched by rpm/yum...
> IMHO this is a dangerous behaviour because of possible configuration
> changes which need to be merged first...

The change was made years ago. From the lack of screaming, you can
tell that rpm is being reasonably clever about it.

Apache, for example, checks its config syntax before restarting: man
apachectl, see 'graceful' and 'restart'.

-- greg