Description of problem:
Asterisk logfiles are rotated twice when logrotate runs. First logrotate rotate
the files as usual. Then asterisk rotates the logfiles a second time as
/etc/logrotate.d/asterisk contains "asterisk -rx 'logger rotate'"
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Make asterisk write something to the logfiles (for example restart asterisk)
2. /usr/sbin/logrotate -f /etc/logrotate.conf
# cd /var/log/asterisk
# ls -li messages*
32863 -rw------- 1 root root 1387 2008-02-09 19:09 messages
# /usr/sbin/logrotate -f /etc/logrotate.conf
# ls -li messages*
33485 -rw------- 1 root root 0 2008-02-09 19:10 messages
33448 -rw-r----- 1 root root 0 2008-02-09 19:10 messages.0
32863 -rw------- 1 root root 1387 2008-02-09 19:09 messages-20080209
The messages.0 file should not have been created
Suggest using "logger reload" instead of "logger rotate" in
More information here
asterisk-1.4.18-1.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
asterisk-1.4.18-1.fc7 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 7
asterisk-1.4.18-1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update asterisk'. You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2008-1854
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Is this still an issue? I'm going to close this bug out. Re-open if it's still a problem.
asterisk-0:184.108.40.206-1.el6.x86_64 Centos 6 here and still exists.
-rw-r-----. 1 asterisk asterisk 24755 Nov 27 04:42 messages-20141127.gz
-rw-r-----. 1 asterisk asterisk 9614 Dec 10 03:46 messages-20141210.gz
-rw-r-----. 1 asterisk asterisk 27544 Jan 8 03:43 messages-20150108.gz
-rw-r-----. 1 asterisk asterisk 0 Jan 17 03:17 messages
-rw-r-----. 1 asterisk asterisk 189767 Jan 17 03:17 messages-20150117.gz
Reopen or duplicate for EPEL please.