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Bug#35504: PROPOSAL] Permissions of /var/log.

* Santiago Vila <sanvila@unex.es> [000329 01:47]:
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> The /var/log directory should have permissions 2755 (set-group-id)
> and be owned by root.adm.
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------

Santiago, I don't see the benefits of sgid on the directory if the sgid
group doesn't have write permissions. A user in the adm group would not
get elevated priveledges this way, nor does it deny any priveledges to
other users.

Are there side effects to the directory being sgid to adm that I do not

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