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Re: Question re logdir perms



On Saturday 06 January 2007 17:49, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Greetings all;
>
> I would like to convert a utility so it can run as a normal user.
> However, this normal user has no write perms to /var/log and therefore
> cannot generate its log file.
>
> Whats the normal procedure in this case, make that user a member of the
> group disk?, or make a subdir in /var/log this user then owns?
>
> I can do either, the latter easier than trying to figure out chmod from
> its obtuse manpage.
>
Does the log file have to be in /var/log?  If this is being run as a user, 
couldn't the appropriate conf file set the log path to a home directory?  I 
know that some applications do this.

Anne

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