Subject: Re: log files and rotation
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Kevin Sullivan <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/27/1996 16:04:56
Curt Sampson ( wrote:
: BTW, it would be nice to have a a newsyslogd that allows one to
: specify a file holding a pid to send the signal to, rather than
: just sending it to the syslogd process. Is anybody working on such
: a thing? It's been on my to-do list for about eight months now. :-)

I wrote one in Perl several months ago.  It names old log files based
on the date they are rotated rather than 0, 1, 2...  It also lets you
send any signal to a PID in a file.  Look in