rotating detail files

Alan DeKok aland at
Mon Jun 20 15:02:48 CEST 2016

On Jun 20, 2016, at 7:39 AM, Jakob Hirsch <jh at> wrote:
> Alan DeKok wrote on 2016-06-17 17:48:
>>> Looking more closely at the code, I wonder why HUP won't close the
>>> detail file(s).
>>  HUP doesn't cause the modules to be reloaded.  Only modules with the configuration changed will be reloaded.
> I thought I can trick FR to do that by touching detail's config file
> before sending HUP, but that didn't do anything.

  That HUPs the detail file, but doesn't cause the exfile cache to be reloaded.

> I wanted to try that, but for some strange reason I cannot use the
> control socket feature. The servers seems to expect an IP address in the
> listener section:

  It works for me.

  Does the default configuration work?  If so, then your edits broke something.

  Alan DeKok.

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