Should libapache2-mod-shib2 restart Apache?
rra at debian.org
Sat Jan 9 17:48:23 UTC 2010
Ferenc Wagner <wferi at niif.hu> writes:
> Russ Allbery <rra at debian.org> writes:
>> All Apache module packages that I've used in Debian don't restart
>> Apache. It seems to be the Debian standard to not restart the server
>> and leave that under the control of the sysadmin.
> Maybe, but then we invariably break the SP by restarting shibd alone, as
> Scott pointed out. The old Apache module and the new shibd just won't
> understand each other, leading to rather peculiar breakage with obscure
> error messages. It may go against common practice, but the SP module is
> very unique in that it's tightly coupled with a system daemon component.
Oh, hm, yes. I didn't realize the coupling was that tight.
Is /etc/init.d/apache2 reload sufficient?
Russ Allbery (rra at debian.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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