Bug 109005 - logwatch creates bogus tmpdirs at /
logwatch creates bogus tmpdirs at /
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: logwatch (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Elliot Lee
David Lawrence
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Blocks: EasyFix-Tracker
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Reported: 2003-11-04 02:23 EST by Pekka Savola
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:59 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-20 15:44:23 EDT
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patch to fix the issue; also reported upstream (without response) (417 bytes, patch)
2003-11-04 02:24 EST, Pekka Savola
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Description Pekka Savola 2003-11-04 02:23:44 EST
Logwatch 4.3.1 creates bogus directories in /, like tmplogwatch.1460.
Comment 1 Pekka Savola 2003-11-04 02:24:55 EST
Created attachment 95702 [details]
patch to fix the issue; also reported upstream (without response)
Comment 2 Pekka Savola 2003-12-17 14:29:28 EST
FWIW, a similar fix has been merged about 6 weeks ago and appears to 
be present in logwatch 5.0:

Comment 3 Elliot Lee 2004-08-20 15:44:23 EDT
Cool, a patch is upstream, assuming this is fixed.

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