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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache log rotation problem
Date Wed, 26 Mar 2003 01:21:59 GMT

On Tue, 25 Mar 2003, Jacob Coby wrote:

> > I have a bit of a problem when I rotate my access and error logs.  I am
> using
> > Apache 1.3.something on Debian and whenever I gzip a log file and it gets
> > removed, the log file does not get written to by apache until I restart
> apache,
> > even if I 'touch' the file.  Can anyone see what I am doing wrong here?
> After moving the file, you have to bump the server to get it to reload the
> config by sending it a -HUP signal: `killall -HUP /path/to/httpd`

Except use the USR1 signal or "apachectl graceful" so that the logs will
be reopened without losing any connections.


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