Re: Log rotation issue with runit

From: Jonathan de Boyne Pollard <J.deBoynePollard-newsgroups_at_NTLWorld.COM>
Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 06:57:41 +0000

Alex Efros:

> I'm not sure is it good idea to include .u files in usual rotation
> process at all, and especially handle them just like .s files. If
> several crashes happens for some reason in a short period of time this
> will result in deletion of all log files except last (say) 10 .u
> files, which are usually small and may contain just one line.
> Replacing 10MB of last logs with 10 last log lines doesn't sounds like
> a nice idea.
Then cap the log directory by total file size rather than file count.
M. Bercot and I both provide tools with this feature. "I want to keep
the last 10MiB of logs." is exactly what it is for.


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