syslog log rotation

S.P.Zeidler spz at
Thu Apr 26 06:30:35 UTC 2001


> > Syslog is versatile, and allows remote logging (useful in large configs)
> > and dropping things to users or through a fifo to a program to do things
> > like pagers or email. So there are other reasons for using it in
> > addition to not having yet another thing to maintain.
> I understand, and don't intend to remove support for Solaris.  I
> personally don't use any of that versatility and consider remote logging
> not particularly useful for news, though, so I don't use any of those
> features.

Heh! my nnrpd slaves log to their writer box, so I don't need to run
any log chewers on them. :-) As long as the writer box has unused cycles
and there's enough bandwidth between slaves and writer, this is quite
lazyness-supporting. :-)

kind regards,
spz at (S.P.Zeidler)

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