Nginx does not re-open log files on SIGUSR1.

Piotr Sikora piotr.sikora at
Mon Jan 3 18:47:08 MSK 2011


> This is what I mean by 'exec will allow only chdir there'. With X you can 
> access dir content and depends on files rights, you can read them etc. 
> Mental shortcut.

OK, but it has nothing to do with chdir ;)

> Well ok, I understand [now] why it is needed (perms that is). However 
> security issue still remains which in my opinion should be addressed as 
> bug and fixed, can you agree with me?

I would imagine that there are far more important files than nginx logs that 
your workers have access to ;)

Best regards,
Piotr Sikora < piotr.sikora at >

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