logrotate and wtmp confusion...
I've got two questions (that may be related):
1) Why are is my wtmp file so huge? I've got a Woody system
that I installed about two weeks ago. I log into it a few
times a day, and the wtmp file is up to over 13MB in 16
On the RH7.2 system on which I do most of my work, the wtmp
file never gets past 250K for a whole month.
2) On the RH system, the logrotate config files for most
things (except wtmp) are in /etc/logrotate.d which is
included by /etc/logrotate.conf.
On my Woody system, there's nothing in /etc/logrotate.d
except the file for the base-config. Yet, looking at
/var/log shows that syslog, messages, daemon.log user.log,
and other stuff are clearly being rotated.
Since /etc/logrotate.conf only rotates wtmp and btmp, and
/etc/logrotate.d doesn't control anything except
installer.* files, where is logrotate getting instructions
from for rotating the other files?
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