varnishncsa, -w option and the HUP signal
steve at kcilink.com
Mon Dec 10 21:30:44 CET 2007
What is the string you are using for varnishncsa?
On Dec 10, 2007, at 2:04 PM, Eirik Øverby wrote:
> I suspect I've asked this before:
> Quoting the man page:
> -w file Write log entries to file instead of displaying
> them. The
> file will be overwritten unless the -a option was
> If varnishncsa receives a SIGHUP while writing to
> a file, it
> will reopen the file, allowing the old one to be
> Put shortly, varnishncsa seems to totally ignore HUP signals. No
> log file reopening takes place. I see from the source that code is
> there to handle it, but I lack the skills and time to figure out
> why it's not hit, or not working as (I) expect(ed).
> I remember trying this some time ago as well, while varnish 1.0 was
> the hotness, and found the same behavior. I've meanwhile resorted
> to writing to a fifo buffer and reading from there using flog. Not
> pretty, but it works.
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