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Bug 79936

Summary: 'olddir' handling is broken
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Raw Hide Reporter: Enrico Scholz <rh-bugzilla>
Component: logrotateAssignee: Elliot Lee <sopwith>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Jay Turner <jturner>
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Version: 1.0CC: alden, srevivo
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Patch against logrotate-3.6.6 fixing olddir-behavior none

Description Enrico Scholz 2002-12-18 04:06:12 UTC
Description of problem:

logrotate creates error-messages like:

| error: amd:4 error verifying olddir path /var/log//var/log/.old: No such file
or directory

'olddir' is set by /etc/logrotate.d/00options:
| olddir /var/log/.old                                                         
                        

/etc/logrotate.d/apm does not contain an 'olddir' specification


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

logrotate-3.6.6-1


How reproducible:

100%

Comment 1 Enrico Scholz 2002-12-25 18:59:22 UTC
Created attachment 88905 [details]
Patch against logrotate-3.6.6 fixing olddir-behavior

The attached patch fixes the following issues:
* the check if olddir is an absolute or relative path was broken
* the check if olddir and logfile are on the same device happened too early

Comment 2 Elliot Lee 2003-01-14 18:25:06 UTC
*** Bug 80062 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 3 Elliot Lee 2003-01-14 18:26:56 UTC
Applied, thanks.