Bug 250059 - logrotate manual page bug
Summary: logrotate manual page bug
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: logrotate
Version: 5.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
: ---
Assignee: Tomas Smetana
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-07-30 07:34 UTC by Gui Jianfeng
Modified: 2013-04-12 19:16 UTC (History)
0 users

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-11-15 14:07:45 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
This is the patch fixing this bug. (150 bytes, patch)
2007-07-30 07:34 UTC, Gui Jianfeng
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2007:1002 normal SHIPPED_LIVE logrotate bug fix update 2007-11-15 14:07:38 UTC

Description Gui Jianfeng 2007-07-30 07:34:34 UTC
Description of problem: In the manual, the default state file is said as 
/var/lib/logrotate/status. I suppose this file must be obsolete,  and the right
one is /var/lib/logrotate.status.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):logrotate 3.7.4

How reproducible:check man page

Steps to Reproduce:
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Gui Jianfeng 2007-07-30 07:34:34 UTC
Created attachment 160221 [details]
This is the patch fixing this bug.

Comment 2 Gui Jianfeng 2007-07-30 08:40:02 UTC
Comment on attachment 160221 [details]
This is the patch fixing this bug.

diff -Nraup logrotate-3.7.4/logrotate.8 logrotate-prep/logrotate.8
--- logrotate-3.7.4/logrotate.8 2007-07-30 01:03:55.000000000 +0800
+++ logrotate-prep/logrotate.8	2007-07-30 01:05:07.000000000 +0800
@@ -57,7 +57,7 @@ and mail it to the recipient. The defaul
 \fB-s, -\-state <statefile>\fR
 Tells \fBlogrotate\fR to use an alternate state file.	This is useful
 if logrotate is being run as a different user for various sets of
-log files.  The default state file is \fI/var/lib/logrotate/status\fR.
+log files.  The default state file is \fI/var/lib/logrotate.status\fR.


Comment 3 Tomas Smetana 2007-08-03 09:53:43 UTC
OK. If logrotate gets approved for 5.2, it's going to have also a man page updated.

Comment 4 Tomas Smetana 2007-10-05 11:20:30 UTC
And... In the sample configuration in the manpage there is:


which is also wrong (no '=').

Comment 11 errata-xmlrpc 2007-11-15 14:07:45 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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