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Bug 116376 - RFE: include mods for logging
RFE: include mods for logging
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: redhat-config-cluster (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jim Parsons
James Laska
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Depends On: 116411
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Reported: 2004-02-20 12:10 EST by Patrick C. F. Ernzer
Modified: 2013-09-02 01:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-07-03 15:16:32 EDT
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Description Patrick C. F. Ernzer 2004-02-20 12:10:44 EST
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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.

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How reproducible:

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 {
       /bin/kill -HUP `cat /var/run/syslogd.pid 2> /dev/null` 2>
       /dev/null || true
Comment 1 Suzanne Hillman 2004-02-20 15:55:04 EST
Internal RFE bug #116411 entered; will be considered for future releases.
Comment 2 Lon Hohberger 2008-07-03 15:16:32 EDT
This is not getting fixed Red Hat Cluster Suite 3 at this point.

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