On Sat, 2003-11-01 at 11:05, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> billg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> 
> > ...Before enabling firewall logging, I
> > thought I noticed that /var/log/security was a binary file.

> It should probably be created as an empty file.
> 
> [But remember that there's no clear distinction between a "binary" and
> a "text" file under Unix, except as you decide to interpret it...]

True. In this case, it was "less" interpreting it as a binary file and
asking if I still wanted to look at it.
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