[tor-relays] Unprompted HUPs

Sebastian Hahn mail at sebastianhahn.net
Wed Jul 9 16:58:50 UTC 2014

On 09 Jul 2014, at 18:38, kingqueen <kingqueen at btnf.tw> wrote:

> hi,
> Checking the log of my relay, I see that sometimes it reloads its
> configuration from what it says is a HUP signal.
> An example:
> "06:40:57 [NOTICE] Received reload signal (hup). Reloading config and
> resetting internal state."
> I don't understand, as I was asleep at that point and didn't interact
> with the relay or the server at all, I haven't set up anything to
> automatically issue a HUP.
> Does Tor automatically trigger its own HUP every so often?
> Thanks

Logrotate would do it, too


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