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

On Tue, Mar 28, 2000 at 12:02:18PM +0200, Santiago Vila wrote:
> Proposal: (to be inserted into an appropriate place in the policy docs)
> ========
> The /var/log directory should have permissions 2775 (group-writable and
> set-group-id) and be owned by root.adm.
> Rationale: root.adm is a better default than root.root.
> I am now looking for seconds for this proposal.

I formally object to this proposal.

I don't want other people's packages mucking with log files that belong to
my packages.

G. Branden Robinson            |            Measure with micrometer,
Debian GNU/Linux               |            mark with chalk,
branden@ecn.purdue.edu         |            cut with axe,
roger.ecn.purdue.edu/~branden/ |            hope like hell.

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