Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 99189
/etc/mail/statistics should be under /var instead
Last modified: 2008-12-11 13:17:49 EST
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Description of problem:
Sendmail appears to be configured by default to place a state file under /etc
instead of under /var, where state belongs.
Please relocate /etc/mail/statistics to an appropriate location under /var, such
as under /var/run.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. grep statistics /etc/sendmail.cf
Actual Results: ) StatusFile=/etc/mail/statistics
Expected Results: O StatusFile=/var/run/statistics
Other state files that really should be under /var:
- /etc/ioctl.save should be gone with a current Fedora Core install.
Fixed in rawhide in rpm sendmail-8.12.10-7 or newer.
The statistics file is located in /var/log/mail, now.