Bug 227025 - do not restart httpd in scriptlets
do not restart httpd in scriptlets
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: phpMyAdmin (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Mike McGrath
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Reported: 2007-02-02 12:20 EST by Joe Orton
Modified: 2007-12-10 15:47 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.11.3-1.fc7
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Last Closed: 2007-12-10 15:44:50 EST
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Description Joe Orton 2007-02-02 12:20:29 EST
Description of problem:
Please don't restart httpd in scriptlets.  This must be left to root to do as
and when they decide it is necessary.

e.g. if httpd.conf is in a bad state the condrestart unnecessarily kills httpd.
 If e.g. this is a production server the condrestart kills active requests.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
phpMyAdmin-2.9.2-1.fc6
Comment 1 Mike McGrath 2007-02-02 14:50:30 EST
I could have sworn that condrestart was a policy of ours.  Let me do some
research and make sure its not.  If its not I'll turn it off, if it is perhaps
we need to change it.
Comment 3 Robert Scheck 2007-12-09 08:32:49 EST
I had a look to the other httpd specific packages and none seems to do such a 
conditional restart. Anyway I'm personally really pissed of each time, I apply 
a phpMyAdmin update and httpd goes down for the restart (because it takes a 
couple of time at our servers).

I would remove that condrestart with the next update of the package.
Comment 4 Joe Orton 2007-12-10 05:22:50 EST
Also e.g. if you get ten different httpd modules updated in a single transaction
you get ten separate restarts.   It's just nuts - don't do it :)
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2007-12-10 15:44:45 EST
phpMyAdmin-2.11.3-1.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2007-12-10 15:47:03 EST
phpMyAdmin-2.11.3-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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