Wildcard syntax in newsyslog.conf
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Fri Dec 10 09:07:41 PST 2004
Paul Schmehl wrote:
> --On Friday, December 10, 2004 09:03:47 AM -0500 Gerard Samuel
> <fbsd-questions at trini0.org> wrote:
>> Is it possible to use wildcards in newsyslog.conf?
>> For example, my current apache setup, I have a few virtual hosts
>> logging into their own file.
>> And instead of specifying each file in newsyslog.conf, Im trying ->
>> /var/log/httpd-*.log root:wheel 640 1 * @T00 B
> man newsyslog(8)
> G indicates that the specified logfile_name is a shell pattern,
> and that newsyslog should archive all filenames matching that pattern,
> using the other options specified on this line. See glob(3) for
> details on syntax and matching rules.
> The short answer is yes, *if* you use the "G" flag.
Thanks. The "G" flag made it work.
That should have clicked with me, with christias at gmail.com suggestion.
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