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Re: setting up sudo for tail



On Wed, Apr 11, 2001 at 09:04:12PM -0700, Duane Powers wrote:
> 
> Hey, I've got a question, if you do the above, after the next cron 
> logrotate runs, and it touches new files, will they too be chown'd
> to adm? Would that be in the logrotate.conf? (Perhaps I should look,
> ok, no reference to ownership in logrotate.conf ... continuing...)
> Will they just inherit the properties of the prior file?

they will be chowned to root.adm mode 0640.   

when you first install debian the empty log files extracted from base
have the wrong permissions, root.root 0644.  after a week the cron job
rotates them and the permissions get fixed.  

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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