Subject: Re: logrotate / NetBSD 4
To: dennis usle <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Joel CARNAT <email@example.com>
Date: 02/28/2007 16:13:40
> Im quite new to netbsd and pkgsrc, not sure how to go about pkgsrc-wip.
here's the beast http://pkgsrc-wip.sourceforge.net/
it is some kind of "addon" to pkgsrc.
> As for newsyslog, some others have also mentioned it. Do you have
> with newsyslog? What is your reasoning for preference?
this is the default in netbsd for dealing with system log.
check the root crontab and "newsyslog (8) - maintain system log files to
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jeremy C. Reed" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "dennis usle" <email@example.com>
> Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Monday, February 26, 2007 3:25 PM
> Subject: Re: logrotate / NetBSD 4
>> On Sat, 24 Feb 2007, dennis usle wrote:
>>> Is it possible to install logrotate on NetBSD 4.0? Anyone have
>>> instructions to compile? Im looking to compress/archive my logs from
>>> syslogng. Any information on this would be very much appreciated.
>> logrotate is in pkgsrc-wip. It includes patches for NetBSD.
>> Jeremy C. Reed
>> p.s. What about newsyslog?