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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Re: weird crash
Date Sat, 30 Nov 1996 12:44:22 GMT
Roy T. Fielding wrote:

>I've been noticing something weird about running my test server.
>If the server is running in the background when I re-make the
>executable, the parent server just dies.  There is nothing in the
>error_log, and no core file is present.  All the children die on the
>next request to the server.
>   % uname -a
>   SunOS 5.5 Generic sun4m sparc SUNW,SPARCstation-4

SunOs does that :-)

I used to find it core dumping with a bus error when doing the same thing.

FreeBSD and HPUX won't let you overwrite a running httpd... others are
probably just as careful now.

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