CLOG support in syslogd

Emiel Kollof emiel at
Thu Oct 28 08:58:51 PDT 2004

Op donderdag 28 oktober 2004 09:50, schreef Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai:
> -On [20041028 02:52], Scott Ullrich (geekgod at xxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> >This would allow someone to set the size of a log file and syslogd would
> >automatically keep the file size from growing larger than specified.
> How is this different from the size column in /etc/newsyslog.conf?

newsyslog is run from cronjob and can not ensure that the log size stays below 
the value in newsyslogd.conf. AFAICT this can.

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