[Pkg-varnish-devel] Bug#871489: port-change in varnish hardly possible and reverts on update

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Tue Aug 8 13:58:13 UTC 2017


Not the maintainer here, but cf.:

On Tue, Aug 08, 2017 at 02:29:39PM +0200, Jakob-Tobias.Winter at stuttgart.de wrote:
> Package: varnish
> Version: 5.0.0-7+deb9u1
> Severity: important
> When using systemd its hard to change the port varnish listens on. In our 
> case we want it to listen on port 80.
> You have to edit /lib/systemd/system/varnish.service as all other config 
> options I found are simply ignored.
> In addition on update of the varnish package the systemd unit file gets 
> overwritten and without notice or warning you have a broken varnish with 
> possible external effect.
> Please declare the unitfile as config file so the update process asks what 
> to do if there are changes to the file or make changing the port in 
> /etc/default/varnish possible.


# Note: If systemd is installed, this file is obsolete and ignored.  You will
# need to copy /lib/systemd/system/varnish.service to /etc/systemd/system/ and
# edit that file.


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