[arch-dev-public] [signoff] dcron 4.3
snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 16:01:21 EST 2010
On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 8:28 AM, Paul Mattal <paul at mattal.com> wrote:
> In testing 4.2, we've encountered some minor issues, and I have now put
> version 4.3 in testing.
> I'd like to get 2 signoffs per arch for this large update.
> Here's the changelog since 4.2:
> v4.3 11-Jan-2010
> * Internal refactoring to make buffer overflow checks
> clearer and portability issues more explicit.
> * Made file argument to -L mandatory; optional args to
> getopt needs GNU extensions.
> * Makefile tweaks. Added CRONTAB_GROUP for `make install`.
> Renamed TIMESTAMPS -> CRONSTAMPS.
> Additionally, I took Eric's advice to follow the norm not to put
> /etc/rc.d/crond in the backups array.
> - P
Another possible issue I found out. I am not an expert on system
logging so I might be incorrect.
As the dcron logging is now managed by syslog-ng, it shouldn't provide
a /etc/logrotate.d/crond. Instead, we should release a new syslog-ng
package with /var/log/crond.log added to the list of logfiles being
taken care of in its /etc/logrotate.d/syslog-ng. We could add, at the
same time, the other logfiles created by syslog-ng but currently
ignored in the log rotation:
Am I missing something? Any objections, comments?
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