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