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

Christoph Maser cmr at financial.com
Fri Jan 15 12:14:19 UTC 2010


Am Freitag, den 15.01.2010, 13:08 +0100 schrieb Arturas Skauronas:
> 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


Same here.


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