newsyslog patch implementing file includes

Alex Keda admin at
Thu Apr 22 07:17:49 UTC 2010

22.04.2010 07:55, Gordon Tetlow пишет:
> I wanted the ability for a port to have a rotating log policy so I wrote a
> patch for newsyslog to implement includes of other newsyslog.conf style
> files.
> Please find the patch at:
> Format for the include line in /etc/newsyslog.conf is:
> <include>  /etc/defaults/newsyslog.conf
> Here's a quick overview of the changes:
> Convert the conf_entry struct from using a home rolled linked list to the
> queue(3) macros.
> Add a STAILQ to process include files.
> Add support for<include>  tag to specify include files.
> Globbing is supported in<include>  statements.
> Properly detect circular include loop dependencies.
> Please take a look and send me any comments you might have.
It's need feature. I test patch - it work for me (CURRENT, amd64)
Can I use some as:
<include> /path/to/dir/*.conf
and can I create recursive include?

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