restart apache only if config works

alias restart='apache2ctl configtest && apache2ctl restart'
making lots of configurations to apache and restarting the server only to find it broken just plain sucks.

2009-07-21 14:13:15

What Others Think

Better if we do: alias apache_restart='apache2ctl configtest && apache2ctl restart' You example would crash in case of: /etc/init.d/sshd restart restart would be replaced by your alias, that would turn into this: /etc/init.d/sshd apache2ctl configtest && apache2ctl restart :)
otubo · 669 weeks ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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