newsyslog & syslogd on 5.1 release

Nathan Kinkade nkinkade at
Thu Jan 6 07:34:24 PST 2005

On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 10:52:59PM +0200, Petre Bandac wrote:
> where from is newsyslog being called to rotate the logs ? (from what I
> read in the manpages, its only task is to rotate the logs); I can't
> find it in /etc/periodic
> thanks,
> petre

It's a system cron job.  Check /etc/crontab.

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