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Re: Rotating logs (and keeping the log's tail)

> > > I use a wiki engine that produces an event log, which I want to
> > > rotate.
> > > 
> > > Because the event-log is used to display the "PageHits", I don't
> > > want to truncate the log every Monday. I wish the log could
> > > contain the last week, plus the current week, so the statistics
> > > are never empty.

Say the logs you want to stat are:



Doesn't something along the lines of:

$ logrotate

$ cat /var/log/event-logs/log.week[01] | pagehits-stats

address this?

Or am I misunderstanding your question?


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