/var/log/news/news.* not writable by syslogd

Bug #314107 reported by Koos van den Hout on 2009-01-05
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sysklogd (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: sysklogd

Description: Ubuntu 8.04.1
Release: 8.04

/var/log/news is set up to be writable by news but syslogd tries to write as user 'syslog' which fails. Workaround: chown syslog /var/log/news/news.*

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Jan 5 13:52:37 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
Package: sysklogd 1.5-1ubuntu1
PackageArchitecture: amd64
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=/usr/sbin:/usr/local/sbin:/home/username/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/local/sbin:/home/username/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: sysklogd
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-22-server x86_64

Koos van den Hout (koos-kzdoos) wrote :
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