About newsyslog behavior
dxoch at escape.gr
Thu Jul 3 01:11:12 PDT 2003
Hi Matthew, hi list,
On Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at 07:04 PM, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> samba can also generate a lot of log files depending on
> configuration. However, it also can be configured to put out all
> of it's logging information via syslog(3). Samba is also capable
> of recycling it's own log files. See the 'max log size' entry in
A Very useful peace of information! Thanks, I haven't noticed that.
>> I am thinking about changing the newsyslog instead (adding an option)
>> but I am such a newbie in Unix, makefiles and all this stuff (except
> Go for it. The ideal would probably be to add another flag to the
> 'flags' column to go with the BCGJNUWZ- flags it already understands,
> so that you can apply the 'file descriptor friendly' method of
Thats exactly what I had in my mind.
> updating on a per-file basis. Unless you're going to be adding whole
> new files to the newsyslog sources, then you shouldn't need to modify
> any Makefiles at all.
It seems I am lucky :-)
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