Subject: Re: bin/6395: Enhancement to newsyslog - HUP process other than
To: None <>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 11/03/1998 22:43:38
At 2:29 Uhr +0100 03.11.1998, Paul Goyette wrote:

>	The functionality of newsyslog should not be restricted to
>	files maintained by syslogd.  There are other programs, such
>	as httpd (Apache web server) that maintain log files which
>	grow rather large over time, and that are kept open for the
>	duration of the program.

Strongly seconded! I added that very functionality for that very reason
when I ported newsyslog to Linux a year ago. A few days ago, I even thought
about send-pr'ing the diffs -- thanks, Paul.


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