Subject: Re: default values for newsyslog.conf
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Charles M. Hannum <email@example.com>
Date: 03/18/2001 12:36:56
On Mon, Mar 19, 2001 at 12:38:50AM +0900, Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino wrote:
> the current default value for newsysslog.conf is like below.
> the "size" line looks extremely small to me. if we have any daemon
> (or normal program) that generates output to syslog, /var/log/messages
> will be rotated multiple times a day.
Yah, I almost always increase the size constraints right after an
> does it make sense to raise the "size" value to larger (like 256 or
> 512) and have "time" set to like 24? do any of you have any idea
> why the current default value is picked?
No. I think someone just pulled it out of their butt.