[clug] rotating log files

Alex Satrapa grail at goldweb.com.au
Fri Mar 23 00:02:16 GMT 2007

On 23/03/2007, at 10:55 , Alex Satrapa wrote:

> Apparently logrotate 3.7.4 and greater support the "dateext"  
> option. I only have 3.7 on my machines so I can't tell you more  
> details, but it was apparently added to address the exact issue you  
> are experiencing (multiple redundant backups of the same log file  
> with different names).

I can't tell by simply reading the log entries what the resolution  
was for this bug report in Red Had Fedora:
... but it's entertaining reading.

According to Debian's bug tracking system, bug #257685 "please apply  
dateext patches from SuSE" was fixed in version logrotate/3.7.1-1 by  
Paul Martin <pm at debian.org>

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