[Piuparts-devel] logrotate stuff

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Tue Oct 23 14:00:26 BST 2018

Hi Andreas,

On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 12:05:03PM +0200, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> 0m32.3s ERROR: Command failed (status=1): ['chroot', '/srv/piuparts/tmp/tmpmBu3wP', '/usr/sbin/logrotate', '/etc/logrotate.d/httpd-prerotate/awstats/prerotate.sh']
>   error: /etc/logrotate.d/httpd-prerotate/awstats/prerotate.sh:2 unknown option 'UPDATE' -- ignoring line
>   error: /etc/logrotate.d/httpd-prerotate/awstats/prerotate.sh:3 unknown option 'if' -- ignoring line
>   error: /etc/logrotate.d/httpd-prerotate/awstats/prerotate.sh:4 unknown option 'then' -- ignoring line
>   error: /etc/logrotate.d/httpd-prerotate/awstats/prerotate.sh:5 extra arguments for su
> (package: awstats)
> logrotate.conf(5) says:
>        include file_or_directory
>               Reads  the  file given as an argument as if it was included inline where the include directive appears. If a directory is given, most of the files in that directory are read in alphabetic order
>               before processing of the including file continues. The only files which are ignored are files which are not regular files (such as directories and named pipes) and files whose  names  end  with
>               one of the taboo extensions or patterns, as specified by the tabooext or taboopat directives, respectively.
> so I think check_if_logrotatefiles() in piuarts.py is wrong
> since it considers also files in subdirectories below /etc/logrotate.d
> check_if_logrotatefiles() is horrible anyway by directly reading
> "var/lib/dpkg/info" + package + ".list"
> (which is also wrong for M-A: same packages).

all makes sense. File a bug or submit a patch? :)


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