On 28 Apr 1998, Ben Gertzfield wrote:
> >>>>> "Jason" == Jason Gunthorpe <email@example.com> writes:
> Ben> Hm, this sounds okay. And some sort of cron-job that
> Ben> compresses up logs that are older than a week, deletes logs
> Ben> that are older than ~3 months or something.
> Jason> Hm, could you whip up some perl-magic that can do that?
> Sure, but let's agree on an exact standard first.
> 1) How long should logs be kept uncompressed? I'd guess 1 week.
> 2) Should logs be deleted? This is a question because apt will not
> be generating regular daily output.
> 3) If 2), then after how long should logs be deleted? 3 months?
I would make all three an option in a conf file. I desperately want a
configuration mechanism but have none.
Anybody: Are there any free configuration libraries or am I going to have
to cook my own up (again :<)?
Ben, how about till we have configuration just delete after 3 months,
compress after 1 week.
I think such a script belongs in the debian/ directory or the utils/
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