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Re: [RFC] How should rsyslog handle .0 logfiles from sysklogd

Patrick Schönfeld <schoenfeld@debian.org> wrote:
> 2008/9/19 Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org>:
>> 3.) Delete the .0 files in postinst. Is this covered by the policy?

> Not without a backup or asking the user first. You could ask the user
> via debconf. I think this is a case, which would justify it.

I disagree that asking is a valid option. The right thing to do is to
keep the latest n files, asking before deleting the second newest one
does not make it the right thing.

cu andreas

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