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Rotates, compresses, removes and mails system log files.

The logrotate utility is designed to simplify the administration of log files on a system which generates a lot of log files. Logrotate allows for the automatic rotation compression, removal and mailing of log files. Logrotate can be set to handle a log file daily, weekly, monthly or when the log file gets to a certain size. Normally, logrotate runs as a daily cron job.

Install the logrotate package if you need a utility to deal with the log files on your system.

Package version:3.7.4


LOGROTATE(8)        System Administrator's Manual       LOGROTATE(8)

       logrotate - rotates, compresses, and mails system logs

       logrotate [-dv] [-f|--force] [-s|--state file] config_file+

       logrotate  is designed to ease administration of systems that
       generate large numbers of log  files.   It  allows  automatic
       rotation,  compression,  r


3.7 -> 3.7.1:
	- Fix sending mails and running scripts after the 
	  system() -> execve() changes
	- Preserve file attributes when compressing files (original patch
	  by Daniel Himler)

3.6.8 -> 3.7:
	- always use compressext for the extension for compressed
	  files; before compresscmd and compressext had to agree
	- moved all compression to one code block
	- compression, scripts don't use syste

Browse inside logrotate-3.7.4-12.i386.rpm

         [DIR]etc/ (3)  65535+ mirrors
1001 B2014-11-28HEADER  view  217+ mirrors
         [DIR]usr/ (2)  65535+ mirrors
         [DIR]var/ (1)  41013+ mirrors

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