Reloading sshd without getting disconnected
delgarde at ihug.co.nz
Sun Dec 26 01:25:32 PST 2004
On Sat, 2004-12-25 at 11:28 +0000, S. Anthony Sequeira wrote:
> Yes they do. But so does the reload function in BLFS (mine at least).
> And Debian does *not* drop the connection, but BLFS does. The man page
> sshd rereads its configuration file when it receives a hangup
> SIGHUP, by executing itself with the name and options it was
> with, e.g., /usr/sbin/sshd.
> It looks to me like Debian are doing something special in their
> equivalent of functions, I couldn't be arsed to investigate this further
> right now.
In that case, are they patching the openssh code then to reload the
configuration in-process, instead of what amounts to the daemon
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