Bug 11337 - logrotate hell
Summary: logrotate hell
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Powertools
Classification: Retired
Component: junkbuster
Version: 6.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tim Powers
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2000-05-09 19:47 UTC by andrew
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-09 20:25:50 UTC


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Description andrew 2000-05-09 19:47:59 UTC
The logrotate script compresses all files in "/var/log/junkbuster/*" every
week.

Therefore, logrotate thinks that previous logfiles need rotating.

Result: exponential growth in number of files in /var/log/junkbuster.

I just had to delete 68000 useless files...

You get a zillion files named "*.1.gz.1.gz.2.gz.1.gz.3.gz...."

Comment 1 Tim Powers 2000-05-09 20:25:59 UTC
Ughhh. Bug #9058 reported this before, and it *was* patched. I have now built
it, you should see it pop up in rawhide shortly. Thanks forthe heads up.

Tim


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