Bug#503251: xorg-server: Xorg should keep more rotated logs
Usertags: origin-ubuntu intrepid
Forwarding this wishlist bug from a Ubuntu reporter:
"Currently Xorg keeps only its current log and old older one. While this
is normally fine, there are situations where logs from a failed run can
disappear (e.g. the first run wedges your graphics hardware, so the
subsequent runs from GDM fail for different reasons and leave unhelpful
logs. GDM tries several times, so the original log will be lost).
While that is indeed a rare corner case, given how small they are, I
think it's probably worth keeping 5 or 6 old logs. There may be other
situations where being able to compare several runs, or pull an error
out of an older log, are useful."
So I'm gathering the idea would be to have something like Xorg.0.log,
Xorg.0.log.1.gz, Xorg.0.log.2.gz, etc.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
APT prefers intrepid-security
APT policy: (500, 'intrepid-security'), (500, 'intrepid')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.27-7-generic (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash