log file rotation
jking at informs.com
Mon Jan 23 09:56:41 PST 2006
That was the problem. I fixed the $T00 to @T00 and it works like a charm
now. I don't know how that got in there to begin with. It has been
working fine. Anyway, thanks and cheers.
On Tue, 2006-01-17 at 15:15 -0500, Garance A Drosehn wrote:
> At 9:23 AM -0600 1/17/06, Jason King wrote:
> >On Tue, 2006-01-17 at 09:16 -0600, David Kelly wrote:
> >> On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 07:23:25AM -0600, Jason King wrote:
> >> > Hmm, when I run newsyslog I get the following message:
> >> >
> >> > root at mail# newsyslog -vv
> >> > newsyslog: malformed 'at' value:
> > > > /var/log/clamd.log 640 3 * $T00
> >> > BJ /var/run/clamd.pid 1
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Any ideas?
> > > Use @T00 rather than $T00
> >It is already @T00. I don't know why it appears as a $ in the email.
> >Just did a copy paste. Go figure on that one. Any other thoughts?
> If newsyslog is saying that's a bad 'at' value, then there is
> *something* wrong with that line. Maybe there's some non-printing
> character in it, which might be why we see $T00 instead of @T00.
> But as long as newsyslog thinks there is something wrong with the
> 'at' value on that line, then it will not rotate the files. Maybe
> you have multiple lines for the same logfile, one with $T00 and
> one with @T00.
> Also, you don't need to specify the '1' at the end, since that is
> just SIGHUP, and newsyslog defaults to using SIGHUP unless you give
> it some other value. Including the '1' should not cause any problem,
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