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Re: NEVER remove log files without asking

On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 08:04:53AM -0500, John Hasler wrote:
> Matt writes:
> > That brings up another point -- logrotate may remove logs the admin
> > wanted to keep.
> So might rm.  Logrotate is a program, not a maintainer script.  It's doing
> what the admin told it to do.

So is Apache.  The admin said --purge, Apache did that.  If you didn't want
to rotate your logs, you wouldn't have installed it.  If you didn't want to
get your logs removed, you shouldn't have --purged.

- Matt

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