Subject: bin/26991: newsyslog bug on 1.6.2
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/19/2004 01:16:44
>Number:         26991
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       newsyslog bug on 1.6.2
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Sep 18 23:35:00 UTC 2004
>Release:        NetBSD 1.6.2_STABLE
Richard Braun
System: NetBSD skywalker 1.6.2_STABLE NetBSD 1.6.2_STABLE (SKYWALKER) #0: Wed Sep 1 00:53:48 CEST 2004 syn@skywalker:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/SKYWALKER i386
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386
When setting ngen to 0 in /etc/newsyslog.conf (I didn't want to preverse
any *.gz files, but I wanted to rotate the file anyway), newsyslog goes
into an infinite loop (or something behaving like an infinite loop).
newsyslog -v outputs :
  rm -f /path/to/file.-1
  rm -f /path/to/file.-1.gz