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Re: Rotation of /var/log/mail.log

On Tue, 23 Sep 2003 22:45:11 +0100
Steve Kemp <skx@debian.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 11:18:27PM +0200, deblists@linuxia.de wrote:
> > While /var/log/mail.log is rotated nicely on my (woody) boxes, 
> > I have no idea which package is responsible for that. 
> > Any suggestions ?
>   /etc/cron.weekly/sysklogd 
>   This script rotates all the files which are output from running:
>   	/usr/sbin/syslogd-listfiles --weekly

Ah, ok. I tried to find it by grepping /etc, but to no avail.

> > That would help me to solve bug #212237.
>   If you make sure there is an entry for mail in /etc/syslog.conf then
>  these files will be output from the 'syslogd-listfiles' and rotated
>  correctly.
>   Alternatively you could drop a file in /etc/logrotate.d/ to force
>  the issue.

I wonder if both rotating methods may conflict ...

Thank you very much for your prompt help !


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