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Date:      Mon, 9 Oct 95 10:20:40 EAT
From:      Yen-Wei Liu <ywliu@lin.wsl.sinica.edu.tw>
To:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   syslog question
Message-ID:  <199510090239.TAA19245@freefall.freebsd.org>

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Hi,

I got a question here about syslogd : the syslogd seems to keep a track
of its output files, such as maillog, maillog.0, etc..
I just don't understand how it decides when it's necessary to move up
to a new file name (i.e. move maillog to maillog.0 and create a new maillog).

Does anybody know the rules ? It's important for us to have the system logs
as a whole part.

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Yen-Wei Liu 
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