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Re: apache reload v. apache restart

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On Monday, 15.11.2004 at 11:04 +0000, Richard Lyons wrote:

> > > I'm still trying to find a workaround.  'restart' did not work for me.
> > > Doing it by hand from the command line 'stop' followed by 'start' works
> > > reliably, but when I put it in the logrotate script it failed too:
> > >
> > >    invoke-rc.d: initscript apache, action "start" failed.
> > >
> > > So I am still restarting manually every time.
> > 
> > That is certainly very strange - I see the same behaviour in the
> > logrotates as on the command line, i.e. if it fails on the command line,
> > it fails in logrotate; if it works on the command line, it works in
> > logrotate too.
> I've added 'sleep 5' after the stop and before the start.  Maybe that 
> will do the trick.  I'll know next sunday...  oops, a sudden thought: I 
> probably need to go back and put a semicolon after that.

Yeah, the bug traffic suggests something like that. It should work as a
'hack', but can't be used more generally.  On some systems, 5 seconds
isn't long enough.

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