Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 429958
Separate logrotate scripts from syslog packages
Last modified: 2009-07-14 14:20:54 EDT
We should create a separate package that syslog packages can require for
providing syslog log rotation scripts so the various syslog packages don't
conflict. An initial case is that rsyslog and syslog-ng both provide
an /etc/logrotate.d/syslog file, and having separate files will result in
See bug#400661 about syslog-ng and rsyslog conflicting.
OK, what if we change /etc/logrotate.d/syslog, so it HUP both rsyslog and
syslog-ng? Of course there will be separate pid files and rsyslog, syslog-ng
will provide same /etc/logrotate.d/syslog.
We have similar situation in RHEL and we solve it this way.
Re: comment#2, that would be fine with me as long as RPM doesn't care about
the conflicting file. Should this file be maintained upstream somewhere, or
should we just do our best to keep it in sync between rsyslog and syslog-ng?
*** Bug 432005 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 442870 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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