location service should create logging directories

Bug #1349704 reported by Thomas Voß on 2014-07-29
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
location-service
Fix Released
High
Thomas Voß
location-service (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Thomas Voß

Bug Description

The location service logging setup puts log files in /var/log/ubuntu-location-service. Currently, the directory isn't created, though, and we loose valueable debugging information.

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Changed in location-service:
assignee: nobody → Thomas Voß (thomas-voss)
status: New → In Progress
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package location-service - 2.0.1+14.10.20140730.1-0ubuntu1

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location-service (2.0.1+14.10.20140730.1-0ubuntu1) utopic; urgency=low

  [ thomas-voss ]
  * Make sure that logging directories are created on service startup.
    (LP: #1349704)
  * Fix build warnings.
  * Add a vanilla gps.conf file and install it to /etc/gps.conf. Make
    sure that expections thrown while trying to download GPS Xtra data
    do not abort the service. (LP: #1347887)
 -- Ubuntu daily release <email address hidden> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:17:04 +0000

Changed in location-service (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
Changed in location-service (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Thomas Voß (thomas-voss)
Changed in location-service:
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Vincas Dargis (talkless) wrote :

I'm still missing this directory on E5. I bought it, I believe, with OTA-8, but noticed that it is missing at OTA-10.1 (because only at that time I started to debug issues). OTA-11 updated and there is still no /var/log/ubuntu-location-service . I have created it manually, but it is not filled.

Alberto Mardegan (mardy) wrote :

Hi Vincas, things have changed in respect to how location service logs its activity: the log files are now found in /var/log/upstart/ubuntu-location-service.log

If you are experiencing problems with location service, I recomment keeping this link handy:
http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~phablet-team/location-service/trunk/view/head:/doc/debugging.md

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