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Re: Installed lilo 1:21.7-1 (i386 source)

On Wednesday 28 February 2001 01:40, Julian Gilbey wrote:
> > > Is lilo really messing with logrotate in its preinst?  If so, why?
> > > Can't it wait till the postinst?  And if it does wait till the
> > > postinst, it doesn't need to Pre-Depend on it.
> >
> > I just looked at the source, and it does not look like lilo is using
> > logrotate to rotate logs. It is rotating the files:
> >
> > /boot/boot.b.preserved, /boot/boot-menu.b.preserved,
> > /boot/chain.b.preserved, /boot/os2_d.b.preserved,
> > /boot/any_b.b.preserved, and /boot/any_d.b.preserved
> >
> > Is it okay to use logrotate like this? Should some other tool be used? I
> > suppose that to understand better what is going on I need to investigate
> > further.
> Can't it just move them in the preinst and use logrotate on them in
> the postinst?

Yes, that's the new plan.

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