Comment 47 for bug 573853

Excerpts from Skilly's message of Wed Nov 23 12:01:39 UTC 2011:
> On 22 November 2011 05:44, Clint Byrum <email address hidden> wrote:
>
> > Hi Skilly, it doesn't make sense that this would cause the bug to
> > regress:
> >
> >
> > http://launchpadlibrarian.net/78309117/squid_2.7.STABLE7-1ubuntu12.3_2.7.STABLE7-1ubuntu12.4.diff.gz
> >
> > It didn't touch the default args of squid at all. Make sure you don't
> > have a modified /etc/init/squid.conf, the exec line should look like
> > this:
> >
> > exec /usr/sbin/squid -N $SQUID_ARGS
> >
> > Thanks for your reply Clint. Based to your info provided above, I got a
> more meaningful error message and discovered that the problem was due to
> permissions set on /var/log/squid.
>
> For some reason permission was set to 664 (ownership of root:proxy) and the
> app requires the proxy user to have WRITE access to the squid folder. I
> changes the permissions to 774 and this resolved the problem.
>
> Not sure how the permissions issue came into being as I had been running
> squid successfully for a number of months, before the issue occurred.
>
> My apologies for reporting this as a bug, I'm probably messed up the
> permissions while playing on the server.

No worries! Thanks for taking the time to file the report! Don't hesitate
to file more in the future!