Bug#602328: libapache2-mod-shib2: apache should be restarted on install/upgrade
wferi at niif.hu
Sat Nov 13 13:03:19 UTC 2010
Russ Allbery <rra at debian.org> writes:
> Ferenc Wagner <wferi at niif.hu> writes:
>> We started discussing this in January, but the thread died off without
>> reaching conclusion:
>> I doubt we can do anything about this so close to release, but if at all
>> possible, we should.
> I agree that we should restart it. I think the open question was what
> level of restart we needed to do, and it sounded like reload wasn't
> Looks like doing restart would be enough.
Maybe I'm missing something, what more could we do beyond a restart?
> We should probably guard that restart by first checking whether the
> Shibboleth Apache module is enabled; if the user never enabled it,
> upgrading it shouldn't restart Apache.
I can't find a specific tool in the a2(en/dis)mod family for checking
the status of a module. I hope it's correct to directly check for the
As Faidon Liambotis, whom we welcome on board, has already committed
changes into the debian branch which probably aren't suitable for
squeeze (memcache support), I guess we should split off a squeeze branch
at be3e3bf8 or 2a353330. Which one do you prefer? The difference is
Faidon's presence amongst the uploaders.
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