[aur-general] applications wants to use /var/log

stefan-husmann at t-online.de stefan-husmann at t-online.de
Fri Jun 12 05:21:56 EDT 2009

-----Original Message-----
> Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 09:22:13 +0200
> Subject: [aur-general] applications wants to use /var/log
> From: "nathan owe." 
> To: aur-general at archlinux.org

> I am making a package for MyServer app. it is giving error
> "/bin/install: cannot change permissions of `/var/log/myserver" 
> i dont see that dir listed as a ok dir to use in pkgbuild so what do i
> use? 

IMHO packages should not create logfiles at all. Try to patch out the
according lines in the Makefile. If the directory connot be created at
first runtime, create and remove the directory using an installfile.

Regards Stefan

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