Bug#602328: libapache2-mod-shib2: apache should be restarted on install/upgrade

Russ Allbery rra at debian.org
Mon Nov 15 04:02:43 UTC 2010

Ferenc Wagner <wferi at niif.hu> writes:
> Russ Allbery <rra at debian.org> writes:

>> Looks like doing restart would be enough. 

> Maybe I'm missing something, what more could we do beyond a restart?

I was worried that we'd have to actually stop and then start Apache, but
restart does the right thing (as, I suppose, Policy says it should).

> 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
> /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/shib2.load symlink.

Yeah, I think that's fine.

> 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.

Let's keep Faidon in Uploaders for the stable release.

I'm horribly busy with my day job right now, so if you could commit the
necessary work to a new squeeze branch, that would be great.  I can build
and upload.

Russ Allbery (rra at debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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