[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Solutions for the Apache upgrade hell

On 23.07.2014 01:19, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> BTW, I'm wondering whether the fact that "invoke.rc-d apache2 restart"
> fails should make the postinst script fail and affect the whole upgrade.

It does actually as we fixed #716921 a while back.

> If the goal is to make the user notice that Apache doesn't run, this is
> rather unnecessary: In any case, the user should test his web server
> after an Apache upgrade (or other major upgrade in the system), even
> when everything seems fine during the upgrade. This should be regarded
> more as a "run-time" failure than an "install-time" failure.

... which we do. Yet people, including you, blame us for that data loss
as you start the (re-)server at runtime afterwards even though the
installation completes.  :-)

with kind regards,
Arno Töll
IRC: daemonkeeper on Freenode/OFTC
GnuPG Key-ID: 0x9D80F36D

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Reply to: