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LIN7-4273 : WRL 7 'logrotate' utility is placed in /usr/bin instead of /usr/sbin

Created: Jul 10, 2015    Updated: Sep 8, 2018
Resolved Date: Jul 13, 2015
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 7
Component/s: Userspace


According to the Linux filesystem hierarch standard (, non-essential system binaries are to be placed at /usr/sbin, but the logrotate package places the resulting binary at /usr/sbin.

Steps to Reproduce

1/) Create an build a WRL 7 platform with RCPL 5, a glibc_standard file system, and the logrotate package.
2.0 Examine the contents of export/dist/usr/bin (and see /etc/logrotate.conf)

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