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




On Tuesday 06 June 2017 05:59:27 Liam O'Toole wrote:

> 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.
>
> [...]
>
> 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/.

Looking in there. there are none with a date that looks guilty, Liam, so 
I'm still looking in the mirror at the culprit.  Sorry for the noise.  I 
don't recommend getting old, its not anywhere near the fun ARRP makes it 
sound like.  So avoid it if you can.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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