[CentOS] Logrotate in CentOS 5.4 more brutal (to httpd at least) than in 5.3?

Arturas Skauronas helpaz at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 12:08:11 UTC 2010


On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 11:35 AM, Christopher Thorjussen
<Christopher.Thorjussen at carrot.no> wrote:
> I've just updated a few CentOS 5.3 servers to 5.4. One of them were a Apache Webserver. Doing a diff/check on the new ".rpmnew" config files that are made, I saw that the logrotate command for apache was changed. In 5.3 it did a reload, but in 5.4 it does a hard kill:
>
> CentOS 5.3:
>
> /var/log/httpd/*log {
>        /sbin/service httpd reload > /dev/null 2>/dev/null || true
> CentOS 5.4:
>
> /var/log/httpd/*log {
>        /bin/kill -HUP `cat /var/run/httpd.pid 2>/dev/null` 2> /dev/null || true

strange, because in my systems it does service reload
logrotate-3.7.4-9


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