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Re: Why was apache2's logfiles moved mid april?




On 2017-06-05, Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Monday 05 June 2017 08:27:11 David Wright wrote:
>
>> On Mon 05 Jun 2017 at 11:10:12 (+0000), davidson@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> > On Mon, 5 Jun 2017, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> > >Greetings all;
>> > >
>> > >100% uptodate wheezy install here.
>> > >
>> > >I try to keep a handle on my web site traffic with awffull, but it
>> > > has not generated any new data since sometime in april, so I go
>> > > looking for the why tonight and find that apache2's logfiles were
>> > > moved to /var/log/httpd.  I was going to reconfigure awffull, but
>> > > that would have cost me about 5 years of history,  so I moved the
>> > > files, and where apache2 keeps its logs back to /var/log/apache2.
>> > >
>> > >Was there a good reason to issue an update to apache2.conf that
>> > > moved those logfiles?
>>
>> I thought this change was made so that you could run multiple
>> instances. It's all in the changelog.
>>
> I grepped the system for apache2, then grepped that for a ChangeLog, and 
> came up empty.

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Glad you fixed the problem. For future reference,
/usr/share/doc/apache2/ is where you'll find the Debian and upstream
changelogs. Similarly for any other /usr/share/doc/$package_name/.

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Liam