Re: [squid-users] -k rotate forgets rotation

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2001 00:25:34 +0100

Never heard of anything like it. Also sounds very odd that it hits two
servers at the same time..

"squid -k rotate" stops functioning if the pid file is

There is issues with the pid file if attempting to start Squid while it
is already running.

Henrik Nordstrom
Squid hacker
Shima Tsujimoto wrote:
> I would like to repost my issue because I got no replies.
> Currently I am managing the Squid 2.2 Stable4 on two Cobalt Raq2s (Redhat
> 5.2 based).  squid1 a parent, squid2 is a child.
> Problem, I have is that two Squid servers sometimes forget rotating their
> logs at the same time. It occurs one a months.
> *log rotation is done by squid -k rotate in a script of /etc/cron.daily
> *checked if squid.pids exit, and they do exist for each server.
> I overheard that "-k rotate" signal is not properly function...
> Does anyone know what would make "-k rotate" stop functioning.?
> Please help me finding the reason why...
> Thanks in advance
> --- Shima ---
Received on Sat Mar 17 2001 - 16:23:26 MST

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