Bug#497307: apache2.2-common: /etc/logrotate.d/apache2 should reload, not restart
On Friday 05 September 2008, Stefan Fritsch wrote:
> Some apache child processes may hang on reload. After many reloads,
> you may run into the max number of apache childs or exhaust your
> server's memory.
> The problem affects prefork and itk MPMs, but only if you use more
> than one listening socket. If you only listen on port 80, you
> should be safe.
That particular bug will be fixed in version 2.2.3-4+etch6 in the next
stable point release.
You can already download by temporarily adding stable-proposed-updates
to your sources.list.