[Bug 296349] [NEW] logwatch replaces hostname with number

Nathan Crawford njcrawford at gmail.com
Mon Nov 10 14:53:49 GMT 2008

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: logwatch

Release: Ubuntu 8.10
Package version: 7.3.6.cvs20080702-1ubuntu2
Expected results: Hostname is displayed in the subject line of Logwatch emails. eg, "Logwatch for hostname (Linux)"
Actual results: If the system's hostname is one of the following keywords, it is replaced with an associated integer:
yes => 1
no => 0
true => 1
false => 0
on => 1
off => 0
high => 10
med => 5
medium => 5
low => 0

In my case, the server is called "medium" (as in small, medium, large), which gets replaced with "5".
I've attached a patch for logwatch.pl.

** Affects: logwatch (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

logwatch replaces hostname with number
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