Doug White dwhite at
Sun Dec 7 13:37:52 PST 2003

On Sat, 6 Dec 2003, michael wrote:

> Hi,
> i widely use FreeBSD and his enhancement's vs. other OS'es.
> Now i have the wish that the 'newsyslog' uses date-extensions
> in the 'rotated' logfiles.

Note that this scheme has the potentially nasty side effect that if
newsyslog did pruning by date, and somehow the system date got munged, it
could erase all your old logfiles.

In the current scheme that can't happen.

And don't forget about ls -l for finding dates of things :-)

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