Bug 436727 - weird logrotate entry defies reason
weird logrotate entry defies reason
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mgetty (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Martin Nagy
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-03-09 19:39 EDT by JW
Modified: 2016-07-26 19:46 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-04-10 09:59:00 EDT
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Description JW 2008-03-09 19:39:39 EDT
Description of problem:
The distributed logrotate files (mgetty, mgetty-voice) rpms, contain weird
patterns patterns that attempt to exclude certain files for no apparent reason.
But there is a better way anyhow.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. read /etc/logrotate.d/mgetty  (and vgetty)
Actual results:
Contains patterns such as /var/log/mgetty.log.tty[^.][^.][^.][^.][^.][^.][^.]
and worse

Expected results:
See following

Additional info:
The exclusion of log files with a dot in suffix is obviously an attempt to
exclude already rotated log files (in non-dateext schemes).
But there is a better way anyhow:
    tabooext + mgetty.log.tty*[-.]*
    /var/log/mgetty.log.tty* {
Comment 1 Martin Nagy 2008-04-10 09:59:00 EDT
Fixed in mgetty-1.1.36-1.fc10

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