Bug 103720 - logwatch creates bogus tempdirs in root
logwatch creates bogus tempdirs in root
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: logwatch (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Elliot Lee
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Reported: 2003-09-04 07:12 EDT by Pekka Savola
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:57 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-09-05 14:05:03 EDT
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patch to fix bogus tmp dirs (417 bytes, patch)
2003-09-04 07:13 EDT, Pekka Savola
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Description Pekka Savola 2003-09-04 07:12:21 EDT
Logwatch 4.3.1 creates bogus directories in /, like :

drwx------    2 root     root         4096 Jul 20 04:22 tmplogwatch.1460
drwx------    2 root     root         4096 Jul 13 04:22 tmplogwatch.16967
drwx------    2 root     root         4096 Aug  3 04:22 tmplogwatch.20148
drwx------    2 root     root         4096 Jul  9 15:57 tmplogwatch.20451
drwx------    2 root     root         4096 Aug 17 04:22 tmplogwatch.23379
drwx------    2 root     root         4096 Aug 31 04:22 tmplogwatch.26198
drwx------    2 root     root         4096 Aug 10 04:22 tmplogwatch.5321
drwx------    2 root     root         4096 Aug 24 04:22 tmplogwatch.9072

This is fixed by the attached patch.

I've also set the patch upstream, as the CVS version is also buggy.
Comment 1 Pekka Savola 2003-09-04 07:13:01 EDT
Created attachment 94195 [details]
patch to fix bogus tmp dirs
Comment 2 Elliot Lee 2003-09-05 14:05:03 EDT
Fix is in CVS, will get to rawhide eventually.

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