Re: tremendous size for ".xsession-errors"
On 11/1/06, Kevin B. McCarty <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have a problem with my .xsession-errors file, this file will grow
> tremendous size each day (956 MB today, cleared yesterday, with a 4 GB
> The major source of errors comes from gnash (I am using the amd64 port
> which adobe flash player won't work), gnash is not matured yet and
> will produce lots of error messages with certain kind of flash movies
> which can be easily found on many websites, all of the messages are
> logged in the .xsession-errors (millions of lines!), mplayer and other
> applications produce some messages as well.
> So I want to know that is there a way to turn down the verbose level
> of the error log, or should I just add an entry in the crontab to
> clean it every ten minutes? TIA!
If you never care about any errors that appear in that file, maybe
making it a symlink to /dev/null would work? I don't know a way to
reduce the verbosity offhand.
Thanks for the suggestion.
Kevin B. McCarty <email@example.com> Physics Department
WWW: http://www.princeton.edu/~kmccarty/ Princeton University
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