[PLUG] logs not rotating

Sean Whitney sean_whitney at bigfoot.com
Fri Jun 7 07:45:35 PDT 2002

You might try to force the logroll, there is a option under the logrotate man 


On Friday 07 June 2002 04:46, you hammered at the keyboard:
> On Thu, 6 Jun 2002, Anthony Schlemmer wrote:
> > It's all going to depend what sort of logrotate configuration you have
> > for your mail log. Most of the time I think things are configured to
> > rotate a file once it exceeds it's maximum allowed size. If the file
> > size isn't exceeded then it wouldn't be rotated. There is a "daily"
> > directive that you can specify in the logrotate configuration for your
> > mail log to cause the file to be rotated on a daily basis.
> Tony,
>   I had both weekly and a maximum size specified; just changed it to daily
> for maillog. But, ... *all* my logs have been growing since 2/17/02, none
> have apparently rotated even though in /etc/logrotate.d/ each is directed
> to rotate weekly.
>   This is why I'm trying to better understand what's going on. The proper
> directives are there but they're not being followed. For example, yesterday
> afternoon, I changed the /etc/logrotate.d/maillog from 'weekly' to 'daily'.
> This morning's log still summarizes everything since I initiated postfix.
> Something's not right.
> Thanks,
> Rich
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