Commit 9a8e4b73 authored by Apollon Oikonomopoulos's avatar Apollon Oikonomopoulos Committed by Guido Trotter
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daemon-util: pass --oknodo at rotate_logs

daemon-util's rotate_logs() did not pass --oknodo to start-stop-daemon while
HUPing the daemon processes. As a result, rotate_logs would fail for a
non-running daemon causing rotate_all_logs to exit prematurely.

We can fix this by either passing --oknodo to start-stop-daemon, or have
rotate_all_logs ignore any errors. The former is probably a safer approach - as
it doesn't mask any potential coding errors in rotate_logs - and is also
semantically correct (we only care about log rotation if a daemon is actually
Signed-off-by: default avatarApollon Oikonomopoulos <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarGuido Trotter <>
parent e48c3613
......@@ -324,7 +324,7 @@ rotate_logs() {
if type -p start-stop-daemon >/dev/null; then
start-stop-daemon --stop --signal HUP --quiet \
--pidfile $pidfile
--oknodo --pidfile $pidfile
_ignore_error killproc \
-p $pidfile \
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