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Re: Question about vestigial file

On Thu, Nov 01, 2007 at 05:52:53PM +0100, Frank Lichtenheld wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2007 at 05:37:33PM -0400, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
> > I've created some new shorewall packages.  As part of this, shorewall
> > itself has turned into a dummy package and there is now a
> > shorewall-common package which has taken (most of) shorewall's old
> > contents.  The old shorewall package installed
> > /etc/logrotate.d/shorewall and I have it as
> > /etc/logrotate.d/shorewall-common in the new package.
> > 
> > After upgrading (shorewall is a transitional package which depends on
> > shorewall-shell, which then depends on shorewall-common) and purging, I
> > have /etc/logrotate.d/shorewall and /etc/logrotate.d/shorewall-common
> > both existing.
> > 
> > Now I get this in my mail every morning from cron: "error:
> > shorewall-common:1 duplicate log entry for /var/log/shorewall-init.log".
> > I'm not sure how to properly rid myself of the former.  Any ideas how
> > fix this without ugly stuff like 'rm -f /etc/logrotate.d/shorewall' in a
> > maintainer script?
> Simply not rename the file? Everything else I could propose will be much
> worse...
I guess that is so simple I did not even consider it :-)



Roberto C. Sánchez

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