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Re: Review question about /var/log/* files.



On Friday 09 February 2007 06:30, Phil Knirsch wrote:
> Should the package own this file (using %ghost voodoo) or not?

What about the rotated files?

> Take for example /var/log/messages. Loads of applications, demons,
> kernel and whatnots log stuff in there. So no clear association to one
> package can be done, ergo it shouldn't be owned by one random package
> that writes in there and be owner less.

syslogd would be the clear owner of that file in addition to maillog, secure, 
cron, spooler, boot, ...

-Steve


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