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Re: Log file permissions?

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Vivek Khera <vivek(at)khera(dot)org>
Cc: PGSQL Mailing List <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Log file permissions?
Date: 2008-01-31 20:39:25
Message-ID: 20080131203925.GJ8602@alvh.no-ip.org (view raw or flat)
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Vivek Khera wrote:
>
> On Jan 31, 2008, at 10:21 AM, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
>
>> I think you should be able to chmod the files after they have been
>> created.  The postmaster changes its umask to 0077, so no file is
>> group-readable.  I don't think is configurable either.
>
> just move the logs into a subdir which has permissions applied to it,  
> then not worry about the files inside, since nobody can break through  
> the directory anyhow.

That doesn't work because the files won't be readable by anyone but the
postgres user.

-- 
Alvaro Herrera                                http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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