[CentOS] Logrotate in CentOS 5.4 more brutal (to httpd at least) than in 5.3?
Christopher.Thorjussen at carrot.no
Fri Jan 15 09:35:11 UTC 2010
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:
/sbin/service httpd reload > /dev/null 2>/dev/null || true
/bin/kill -HUP `cat /var/run/httpd.pid 2>/dev/null` 2> /dev/null || true
Isn't this a bit harsh in 5.4? Wouldn't the 5.3 method be better?
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