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Re: newsyslog question...
On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 11:12:09AM +0200, Xavier wrote:
> I've a problem with a logfile rotation using newsyslog.
> I need a log file restarted every midnight (for reporting purpose).
> In my /etc/newsyslog.conf, I've something like:
> /var/log/maillog 600 7 * 24 Z
> This should rotate the file every 24 every without size limit but how to force a rotation at midnight?
> (actually the file is saved at 19:00)
>From the newsyslog(4) manual:
when The when field can consist of an interval, a specific
time, or both.
$D0 rotate every night at midnight (same as
I might have read it wrong, but it also says "The ranges for day
and hour specifications are: hh hours, range 0 ... 23", which
makes me wonder what "24" means.
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