Since when is a container restart required to refresh DS Metadata?

Cantor, Scott cantor.2 at
Wed Sep 14 21:13:08 BST 2011

On 9/14/11 4:05 PM, "Peter Schober" <peter.schober at> wrote:
>Since the documentation at
>explicitly states:
>  "In all cases, the Discovery Service will reload metadata as soon as
>   it has been changed. It is not necessary to restart the service"
>you should probably file a bug.

I think the bug is with the documentation. It probably did used to do that
because I believe the metadata provider used to do that in an older
release, but it definitely uses a timer thread on an interval now, rather
than checking the file on every access, and the DS is using that same code.

-- Scott

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