Bug 116376 - RFE: include mods for logging
Summary: RFE: include mods for logging
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: redhat-config-cluster
Version: 3.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jim Parsons
QA Contact: James Laska
URL:
Whiteboard:
Keywords: FutureFeature
Depends On: 116411
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2004-02-20 17:10 UTC by Patrick C. F. Ernzer
Modified: 2013-09-02 05:54 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-07-03 19:16:32 UTC


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Description Patrick C. F. Ernzer 2004-02-20 17:10:44 UTC
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Description of problem:
section "2.12. Configuring syslogd Event Logging" of our cluster docs
do describe cluster logging.

we really should not tell users to modify existing files, but rather
have them use /etc/logrotate.d

Yes, it will happen that syslog is restarted twice in short succession
if both the cluster logs and what is defined in
/etc/logrotate.d/syslog need rotating in one logrotate run, but IMHO
that is acceptable.

filing this against the software and not the docs as I think we really
should just drop in the file when the rpm installs. Shame we have no
/etc/syslog.d to drop the "logging to /var/log/cluster"-lines into.



Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Actual Results:  telling the reader to modify a file from the
logrotate RPM

Expected Results:  telling the user to do it the clean way by dropping
a file in /etc/syslog.d

Additional info:

[root@dl380g2-bottom logrotate.d]# cat cluster
/var/log/cluster {
   sharedscripts
   postrotate
       /bin/kill -HUP `cat /var/run/syslogd.pid 2> /dev/null` 2>
       /dev/null || true
   endscript
}

Comment 1 Suzanne Hillman 2004-02-20 20:55:04 UTC
Internal RFE bug #116411 entered; will be considered for future releases.

Comment 2 Lon Hohberger 2008-07-03 19:16:32 UTC
This is not getting fixed Red Hat Cluster Suite 3 at this point.


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