Nginx does not re-open log files on SIGUSR1.
piotr.sikora at frickle.com
Mon Jan 3 17:14:56 MSK 2011
> Is there a reason why every script or suggestion I see floating around
> the net still does it "the hard way" (and I wonder, even on _this_
> mailing list):
> $ kill -USR1 `cat /var/run/nginx.pid`
> $ pkill -USR1 -f ^nginx:.*master.*process
Yes, there is: consistency.
Pretty much every daemon supports "the standard way" for control (graceful
restarts, termination, reloads, etc), so people that use other daemons
prefer to use the method that is consistent among all of them instead of
using daemon-specific one.
Piotr Sikora < piotr.sikora at frickle.com >
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