Lua Variable access bug?

agentzh agentzh at
Thu May 17 13:13:34 UTC 2012

On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 9:06 PM, Maxim Dounin <mdounin at> wrote:
> No, disregard this patch.  It will break things if new
> configuration will be rejected for some reason, as global in
> master will be left in an inconsistent state.  As a result
> incorrect worker processes will be spawn e.g. after abnormal
> termination of a worker process (or after SIGWINCH + SIGHUP
> sequence).
> Allocating temporary copy of a variable looks like the only
> correct way.

Indeed. Modifying static/global variables is almost always dangerous
for configuration reloading :)


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