newsyslog.conf and Apache log files
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Thu Oct 7 18:25:53 UTC 2010
Joe Auty <joe at netmusician.org> writes:
> I have the following entry for dealing with my Apache log files:
> /var/log/httpd/* 644 2 * $M1D0 GBJ
> /var/run/httpd.pid 30
> Unfortunately, this has created these big long log files such as the
> How can I prevent these dumb log file names from being created?
Don't use wildcards in newsyslog.conf.
What's happening is "httperror_log.2.bz2" gets rotated into
"httperror_log.2.baz2.1.bz2", because it matches the filename
glob you specified.
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