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Re: System log monitor

On Sun, 10 Dec 2000, Rene Mayrhofer wrote:
> files in there. Another small question: Is it better to have different .d
> directories (for ignore, violations, violations.ignore and hacking) or having
> one .d directory and using filename-postfixes (e.g. postfix.ignore,
> postfix.violations, postfix.violations.ignore, postfix.hacking). In the latter
> case, the handling (for logcheck) is a bit more complex and leads to errors
> (files not found when the postfix is not 100% correct, ...), but does not need a
> bunch of directories ?
> I would prefer different directories, but I am open to any suggestions. What do
> you think ?

Well, I personally would prefer just one directory. However, if you want to
use more than one, then PLEASE have them all branching from a single
directory. e.g: /etc/logcheck/ignore.d /etc/logcheck/violations.d ...

This helps to keep /etc/ manageable (it's quite full already) :)

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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