[RC5-PROXYPER] Trimming log-files...

Dirk Kuypers dk at comnets.rwth-aachen.de
Thu Dec 4 22:15:07 EST 1997


On Thu, 4 Dec 1997, Tom Hutchison wrote:

Hi,

thanks for the info. The problem seems to be that ls -l and quota give
different results now about the file space I use;-). ls insists about
the file being now about 14 MB, while quota has dropped those 13 MB.
Now I have again some time till I have to trim the files again.

Dirk

> Dirk,
> I use a utility that was developed by RedHat Software and comes with
> their Linux distributions called Logrotate.  Every night it starts a new
> log file and rolls the previous one over a configurable number of
> times.  If you are interested, I could see if I have the source code for
> it.  You might be able to compile it for Solaris.
> 
> Tom
> ------------
> Dirk Kuypers wrote:
> 
> > I am just wondering how I could trim my log-files...
> > 
> > I thought something like this should work:
> 
> > I would like to have a cron-job every night tailing this file
> > automatically. The only possibility I used yet was killing the proxy,
> > remove the file and start it again...
> 
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