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From Paul Richards <p.richa...@elsevier.co.uk>
Subject Re: 1.2b1 status Nov 19th
Date Tue, 19 Nov 1996 16:45:28 GMT
Rob Hartill <robh@imdb.com> writes:

> Bugs:
> 	-=-=-=-=-=-
> 	SIGUSR1/graceful restarts 
> 
> 	Problem: Under FreeBSD, this is lethal. USR1 followed by HUP takes down
> 	te server. Paul S (?) reported annoying processes after a USR1.
> 	
> 	To do: Is there any documentation on this ? If there is, add a huge
> 	warning. 
> 
> 	patch to warn people away (via comments) committed.
> 
> 	bug confirmed by Brian on BSDI.

We need to document that a graceful restart is not the same as a full
restart. You can't change the port number for instance.

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