Bug#497534: apache2.2-common: /etc/init.d/apache2 / apache2ctl not reporting error return code when apache2 segfaults
On Tuesday 02 September 2008, Olivier Berger wrote:
> Whenever apache2 segfaults on start (for example as experienced
> when #497453), there's no error return code propagated to
> apache2ctl nor /etc/init.d/apache2's exit values...
In this case, the segfault happens after apache has gone into the
background. There is no way for the init script to learn about the
crash or for apache to print something to stderr.
I don't know why nothing appears in the error log, though.