help with /var/log/ rotation

Polytropon freebsd at
Tue Feb 12 18:08:34 UTC 2019

On Tue, 12 Feb 2019 12:55:05 -0500, Ernie Luzar wrote:
> I have the following in rc.conf to turn off sendmail
> sendmail_enable="NO"
> sendmail_submit_enable="NO"
> sendmail_outbound_enable="NO"
> sendmail_msq_queue_enable="NO"
> and commented out the following line in newsyslog.conf
> #/var/log/
> But I still see that the /var/log/ file it being rotated 
> every 7 days with a file size of zero.
> Something else is still rotating that file.
> Any suggestion of how to disable the rotating of this file?

Do you have something (send)mail-related in /etc/periodic/weekly/*
or in a corresponding /usr/local directory?

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