[PATCH v2 1/2] uhttpd: Reload config after uhttpd-mod-ubus was added

Rafał Miłecki zajec5 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 6 13:52:40 PST 2022

On 6.01.2022 22:50, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
> On 20.03.2021 20:57, Hauke Mehrtens wrote:
>> Without this change the config is only committed, but the uhttpd daemon
>> is not reloaded. This reload is needed to apply the config. Without the
>> reload of uhttpd, the ubus server is not available over http and returns
>> a Error 404.
>> This caused problems when installing luci on the snapshots and
>> accessing it without reloading uhttpd.
>> Signed-off-by: Hauke Mehrtens <hauke at hauke-m.de>
> this looks wrong to me. Calling init.d scripts from uci-defaults script
> may result (and it results here) in starting uhttpd too early. We need
> all uci-defaults script to do their updates before we call any init.d.
> I hit this incorrect behaviour as I have my own uci-defaults script
> switching uhttpd from port 80 to another one.
> If you need some changes applied after *installing* a package perhaps
> postinst should be used?
> On another note it doesn't make sense to ship package with wrong config
> and then always update it with uci-defaults script. Those scripts should
> be used only for dealing with outdated configs.
> If we always set ubus_prefix to "/ubus" then make it also a default
> value in the uhttpd.config.

Another comment: we don't want any "uci commit"s in uci-defaults
scripts. That is executed by /etc/init.d/boot after all scripts get

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