[Twisted-Python] Log file ownership
glyph at twistedmatrix.com
Sun Jun 10 04:54:32 EDT 2012
On Jun 8, 2012, at 5:57 AM, exarkun at twistedmatrix.com wrote:
> On 7 Jun, 12:46 am, enriquejr at gmail.com wrote:
>> I am running an app as root on Linux using a .tac file and twistd. The
>> application object is initialized with a certain gid and uid. Logging
>> configured to rotate daily by way of DailyLogFile. However, the log
>> it creates is owned by root with 600 file permission and log rotation
>> failing. I have read about acl to configure default file permissions
>> is there a way to solve this only in Twisted?
> Log rotation - ie, renaming a file - isn't affected by the permissions
> of the log file. The permissions of the *directory containing the log
> file* control whether it can be renamed (and a new one created) or not.
> So it doesn't matter what permissions the log file has. It only matters
> what permissions you set on the directory holding the log file. That's
> outside of the control of twistd.
Perhaps twistd could emit a warning at startup though, and decline to rotate the log if it's impossible rather than logging an ugly traceback?
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