Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 232914
/etc/init.d/syslog doesn't properly implement reload
Last modified: 2008-04-09 12:15:08 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #62679 +++
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.78 [de] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.9-31 i686)
Description of problem:
pretends that it does not support reload. In fact reload is implemented as a
restart in /etc/init.d/syslog.
That is bad. Please implement reload as sending SIG_HUP to the syslogd. See man
syslogd for details.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual Results: The same as doing /etc/init.d/syslog restart
-- Additional comment from firstname.lastname@example.org on 2005-06-07 18:28 EST --
Very sorry for the long delay in responding to this bug.
Somehow this bug slipped through the cracks - I just discovered it
(I've recently taken over maintenance of the syslogd package).
I agree - the next version of syslogd (1.4.1-31+) will have an
initscript that supports the "reload" command by sending a SIGHUP
-- Additional comment from email@example.com on 2006-08-04 16:36 EST --
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Release (such as Fedora Core 5), please open a new issues stating so. Thanks.
This issue is fixed since FC-5 and RHEL-5.
Do we need a separate bug to get this init script fix integrated as RHEL4 errata?
No, we only need to get ACKs here.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
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