Should libapache2-mod-shib2 restart Apache?

Ferenc Wagner wferi at
Sat Jan 9 12:53:11 UTC 2010

"Scott Cantor" <cantor.2 at> writes:

> Ferenc Wagner wrote on 2010-01-08:
>> Currently libapache2-mod-shib2 does not restart Apache, only shibd.
>> What do you think, would that be a good idea?
> It's not obvious that it should restart shibd, actually, if that's only the
> Apache half and doesn't include any SP libraries.

The module and shibd are in the same package, which depends on the
necessary libraries.

> In the RPM case, where the package includes shibd, libraries, and the Apache
> part, we restart both to deal with cases where the SP is being added or
> removed and to make sure the IPC code on both sides is in sync.

Yes, this is the point I was trying to make.  Thanks for the clarification!

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