Bug 3001 - Logrotate fails to convince sendmail to change files
Logrotate fails to convince sendmail to change files
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: logrotate (Show other bugs)
5.2
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-05-24 09:32 EDT by Daniel Senie
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-05-24 10:56:19 EDT
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Description Daniel Senie 1999-05-24 09:32:08 EDT
Sendmail continues logging in maillog.1 after log rotation.
It's unclear if this is the fault of logrotate's
configuration or sendmail's configuration, but it would
appear that sending a signal to syslog is NOT the way to get
the log rotated.
Comment 1 Derek Tattersall 1999-05-24 10:56:59 EDT
Logrotate rotates the maillog just fine in a fresh 6.0 install.  I
can't reproduce this problem.

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