On Fri, 24 Aug 2012 22:04:09 -0400
Ralph Bean <email@example.com> wrote:
> Good evening,
> The httpd root process has been dieing seemingly at random on the
> different app0* servers. We're not sure what it is, but there's a
> chance that it could be the fedmsg-emit.php plugin. Here's a proposed
> patch that's been sitting in staging for about a week:
> The theory is that, before, if "fedmsg-config" failed (which it
> shouldn't), then the script would call die(). die() shouldn't
> terminate the root httpd process, but.. well.. we're not sure
> what else could be happening.
> The change goes: instead of calling die(), if the plugin can't
> setup its fedmsg socket, then it just won't register its callbacks
> with mediawiki, instead of calling die();
> I've tested that this is sane in staging, but there's no way to test
> that it fixes the issue, since it happens randomishly.
> This doesn't require a new fedmsg rpm. The fedmsg-emit.php plugin
> is kept in puppet.
> Seeking +1s for freeze break.
+1 here. I hope this fixes this crash, and it's worth a try to rule out
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