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Date:      Sun, 4 Aug 2013 15:38:31 +0200
From:      Terje Elde <>
To:        Frank Leonhardt <>
Cc:        "" <>
Subject:   Re: Archiving a log file
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On 4. aug. 2013, at 12:54, Frank Leonhardt <> wrote:
> The program writing the log is actually called flubnutz and it doesn't pla=
y nice with newsyslog, reopen handles on a signal or anything else

Then you're out of luck for normal rotation. No matter if you rename the fil=
e, or even delete it, it'll keep writing to the same file (the moved file, n=
ot the same filename).=20

I suppose your options are to either restart it to have it reopen the file, o=
r if that's not desirable for whatever reason, look see if it'll play nice i=
f you put a named pipe where the logfile is supposed to be. Then you can han=
dle data as you'd like from the pipe.=20


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