Lighttpd install changes directory permissions (Ubuntu Gutsy)

Bug #211350 reported by Ryan T Mulligan on 2008-04-03
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
lighttpd (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Daniel Hahler

Bug Description

When upgrading to lighttpd (1.4.18-1ubuntu1.3) the file permissions of /var/log/lighttpd were changed from my settings of user "other-user" to user "www-data" causing the server to not restart due to permission errors.

Error message: Setting up lighttpd (1.4.18-1ubuntu1.3) ...

    * Starting web server lighttpd 2008-04-03 14:34:05: (mod_accesslog.c.535) opening access-log failed: Permission denied /var/log/lighttpd/access.log

2008-04-03 14:34:05: (server.c.892) Configuration of plugins failed. Going down.

Manual fix: chown directory back to old state

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This bug did not have a package associated with it, which is important for ensuring that it gets looked at by the proper developers. I have classified this bug as a bug in lighttpd.

Daniel Hahler (blueyed) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report.
I'm marking it as duplicate of bug 109559.

Changed in lighttpd:
assignee: nobody → blueyed
status: New → Invalid
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