Bug 5781 - Syslog-ng.conf destination "consoleall" causes warnings
: Syslog-ng.conf destination "consoleall" causes warnings
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
: Sisyphus
(All bugs in Sisyphus/syslog-ng)
: unstable
: all Linux
: P2 minor
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Reported: 2004-12-26 02:02 by
Modified: 2009-05-10 09:32 (History)


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Description From 2004-12-26 02:02:56
Default /etc/syslog-ng.conf has destination rule
destination consoleall  { file("/dev/tty12"); };
which causes warnings in syslog
"Changing permissions on special file /dev/tty12"
To avoid it, permissions on /dev/tty12 should be consistent with common for all
/dev/tty*
destination consoleall  { file("/dev/tty12" owner(root) group(tty) perm(0620)); 
};
Tested version - syslog-ng-1.6.2-alt2
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install syslog-ng with default config
2. Watch warnings in syslog
Actual Results:  
Warnings "Changing permissions on special file /dev/tty12" in syslog

Expected Results:  
No such warnings
------- Comment #1 From 2004-12-26 02:17:20 -------
O, I am sorry, I don't figure out the full picture. syslog-ng gives this warning
every time at startup or when syslog-ng.conf accessed (even for reading) anyway.
So you may feel free to close these bug, or still make changes in syslog-ng.conf
to have same permissions for /dev/tty12 as for others. Or it was intentionally?
------- Comment #2 From 2006-12-17 21:02:11 -------
Судя по последней сборке, датированной апрелем 2004 -- пакету нужен другой
майнтейнер.

Бага странная (и с первого взгляда напоминает самодеятельность не слышавших про
pam_console авторов), но раз предлагаете закрыть, то так и сделаю.