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From Tom Evans <>
Subject Re: Server reloads
Date Fri, 12 Nov 2010 14:04:31 GMT
On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 1:21 PM, Bryan McQuade <> wrote:
> Hi. I have read the docs but I have a few questions regarding server
> reloads. Under what conditions will httpd reread its conf file? Will httpd
> also reload its shared modules when updating conf files? I am trying to make
> sure that updating a conf and corresponding so on disk with a newer version
> would not cause problems for a running httpd instance. Are there cases where
> it is dangerous to install a newer version of a so and conf file while httpd
> is running?

The conf files will only be re-read on a graceful restart (or sending
SIGUSR1 to the parent process, which is the same thing).

You may want to verify this with others (or by a simple test), but
iirc anything loaded with LoadModule or LoadFile is reloaded at the
same time.



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