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Bug#2432: Bad directory name in sysklogd's postinst.



Package: sysklogd  (or should that be syslogd?)
Version: 1.2-19

On install, I get:
    # dpkg --install sysklogd-1.2-19.deb
    (Reading database ... 12547 files and directories currently installed.)
    Preparing to replace syslogd (using sysklogd-1.2-19.deb) ...
    Unpacking replacement syslogd ...
    Setting up syslogd ...
    mkdir: cannot make directory `/var/logs/news': No such file or directory
    dpkg: error processing syslogd (--install):
     subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
    Errors were encountered while processing:
     syslogd
Note that the postinst script is trying to make a directory /var/logs/news,
and then tries to put files into /var/log/news.  The `s' should go!!


(I don't have news on my system.  Why does syslogd need a directory for it?)


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