Change of logging behaviour in 2.1.9

Alan DeKok aland at
Fri Jun 18 15:55:56 CEST 2010

Jakob Hirsch wrote:
> Since the update to 2.1.9 a new log file is _only_ opened on HUP. Is
> this behaviour intended?

  Yes.  It's the way most daemons work.

> Is the only possibility to reopen the log file now to send HUP to the
> server? I don't feel very comfortable with this. The server reloads the
> config, modules and whatnot. I think this is not something that one
> wants to do in a daily, unattended process. Isn't there any other, less
> intrusive method to tell freeradius to reopen the log file? (besides a
> restart, of course)

  Source code patches.

  Alan DeKok.

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