help with /var/log/ rotation

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Tue Feb 12 18:35:11 UTC 2019

Ernie Luzar writes:

>  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?

	Check /etc/periodic, particularly the weekly settings.
	I also have "periodic.conf.local" in /etc.


				Robert Huff

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