[syslog-ng] request for testing: logrotate scripts in Fedora/RHEL packages

Evan Rempel erempel at uvic.ca
Tue Jun 16 14:39:54 UTC 2020

The %config(no-replace) does not work for a file that does not yet 
exist. The difficulty here is that the logrotate file name is changing from




With the current packaging I would have to "configure" all of my hosts 
with the new configuration file BEFORE the syslog-ng package gets 
updated. It's doable, but not desirable.


On 6/16/20 7:31 AM, Fabien Wernli wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 07:29:24AM -0700, Evan Rempel wrote:
>> This process will remove my custom /etc/logrotate.d/syslog file and create a
>> new default /etc/logrotate.d/syslog-ng
> IIRC you can configure the specfile to not overwrite config files with a %
> directive, something like %config(no-replace) or similar

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