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Re: Log rotation time?



vr schreef:
On Tue, 10 Nov 2009 12:48:21 +0800, Jerome BENOIT
If you box is a laptop, you may consider to install anachron.
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For some people, like me, minnight is really not appropriate :-)

I would be interested to hear "why" it would not be appropriate in your
case because perhaps you've got a scenario that might apply to me now or in
the future. I can see high volume being a factor if logs grow so large per
minute/hour/day they become unmanageable? But I am interested to know your
experiences.
Because he and his computer are sleeping then ;)

The reason not to start at midnight is that this timing schedule is set up to avoid cron hourly, daily, weekly, and monthly to run at the same time. And it usually does not matter *when* it happens, as long *as* it happens.

Sjoerd

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