[PATCH] innfeed does not reopen (rotated) log file

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Mon Jan 7 19:22:59 UTC 2013

Julien ÉLIE <julien at trigofacile.com> writes:

> The only issue I could think of is that the current sighup() function
> reloads innfeed.conf.  This file would therefore be reloaded everyday,
> which might cause a problem if it has changed and the news administrator
> still has not wanted to reload it.  An automatic reload of innfeed.conf
> would then have innfeed shut down (if for instance the syntax of the new
> innfeed.conf file is wrong).

Ah, hm, yes, that's true.  That would be fine with me, but I could see how
it might be surprising.  We should probably only do that for 2.6.

Does anyone have any concerns about this and think we should add a
separate signal for log rotation?

Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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