Bug#604855: unblock: shibboleth-sp2/2.3.1+dfsg-3
wferi at niif.hu
Thu Nov 25 00:09:56 UTC 2010
Russ Allbery <rra at debian.org> writes:
> Mehdi Dogguy <mehdi at dogguy.org> writes:
>> On 11/24/2010 10:02 PM, Russ Allbery wrote:
>>> Please unblock package shibboleth-sp2. This package includes both a
>>> daemon and an Apache module, and those need to be in sync following an
>>> upgrade or strange problems can result. This version adds code to
>>> postinst to restart Apache after upgrading the Apache module so that
>>> the newly restarted shibd daemon will match the Apache module.
>> Shouln't you check that apache2 is installed before trying to restart
> Ah, hm, that's a good point. I hadn't thought about that, since the old
> Shibboleth modules depended on Apache. But the current packages only
> I'm not sure the best way to do this. Check for whether apache2.2-common
> is installed, since it contains the init script? (Checking for the
> existence of the init script may be a lurking bug later for upstart
> systems, file-rc, systemd, etc.) Alternately, we could just ignore
> failures on the invoke-rc.d command to restart Apache.
> Does anyone have any suggestions about the best approach?
Maybe invoke-rc.d --quiet apache2 restart || [ $? -eq 100 ] ?
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