Bug#497534: apache2.2-common: /etc/init.d/apache2 / apache2ctl not reporting error return code when apache2 segfaults
On Thursday 04 September 2008, Olivier Berger wrote:
> Le mardi 02 septembre 2008 à 22:41 +0200, Stefan Fritsch a écrit :
> > 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.
> I guess because it's still reading the conf file... and has not yet
> setup the logging infrastructure ?
The bug that nothing appears in the error log will be fixed in 2.4:
However maybe we could put some logic in the init script that follows
the error log and waits for the "resuming normal operations" line and
only afterwards prints "OK".