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Re: using logrotate instead of savelog cron.weekly?

On Fri, Nov 05, 1999 at 04:14:53PM -0500, Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> I just noticed that Policy 3.0.0 said that we're suppose to use
> logrotate to rotate log file in our packages.  I still put a
> savelog entry in cron.weekly.
> Indeed, my chroot potato system doesn't even have logrotate.
> Has _anybody_ started to use it?  

Considering it's priority important you probably should have it.

I don't have anything here that uses it, to answer the question.  I think
exim does now, but then I use postfix which logs everything through

- Joseph Carter         GnuPG public key:   1024D/DCF9DAB3, 2048g/3F9C2A43
- knghtbrd@debian.org   20F6 2261 F185 7A3E 79FC  44F9 8FF7 D7A3 DCF9 DAB3
<netgod> my client has been owned severely
<netgod> this guy got root, ran packet sniffers, installed .rhosts and
	 backdoors, put a whole new dir in called /lib/"   ", which has a
	 full suite of smurfing and killing tools
<netgod> the only mistake was not deleting the logfiles
<netgod> question is how was root hacked, and that i couldnt tell u
<netgod> it is, of course, not a debian box
* netgod notes the debian box is the only one left untouched by the hacker
         -- wonder why

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