[RC5] Client Features for v3

Zorba the Hutt kryten at halcyon.com
Tue Sep 22 18:48:26 EDT 1998

-----Original Message-----
From: Stephen Garrison <slg9y at unix.mail.virginia.edu>
To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
Date: Tuesday, September 22, 1998 8:30 AM
Subject: Re: [RC5] Client Features for v3

>> > A feature I would be interested in seeing in the future clients
>> > is an option to automatically delete the log file after a
>> > certain amount of time periodically or after it grows to a
>> > certain length. Even a manual "delete log file" option in the
>> > clients would be effective.
>> errrrr... unless i'm missing something... the clients already do
>> this...  all my clients are set to 10000 lines and once they hit that
>> size, they don't grow over it... what's wrong with that?
>You may be right. What size (in K) would you estimate 10000
>lines is?

I'd be surprised if you had a lot of lines over 100 characters. 100 chars
per line, 10000 lines, that's about one meg of text. I'd worry when the log
hits two megs :)


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