[Pkg-haproxy-maintainers] Bug#790871: Bug#790871: haproxy install should restart rsyslog

Vincent Bernat bernat at debian.org
Thu Jul 2 14:49:18 UTC 2015

 ❦  2 juillet 2015 16:12 +0200, Olav Morken <olav.morken at uninett.no> :

> When haproxy is installed, it adds a file:
>   /etc/rsyslog.d/49-haproxy.conf
> This file configures:
> * A log socket in the HAProxy chroot
> * A separate log file for HAProxy log messages.
> However, after this file is installed, rsyslog is not restarted. The
> result is that the log configuration doesn't work until the user
> discovers this and manually restarts rsyslog.
> It would be nice if this could be done during package
> installation. Maybe something like this in `haproxy.postinst` would
> work?
>     if [ -x '/etc/init.d/rsyslog' ]; then
>             invoke-rc.d rsyslog restart
>     fi

I agree that we should signal to rsyslog that there is a new
file. However, are we allowed to restart an "unrelated" service?

I'll ask the maintainer.
She is not refined.  She is not unrefined.  She keeps a parrot.
		-- Mark Twain
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