logrotate(8) and copytruncate as default

Colin Walters walters at verbum.org
Thu Jun 27 19:46:22 UTC 2013

On Fri, 2013-06-28 at 01:44 +0800, P J P wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Colin Walters <walters at verbum.org>
> > Subject: Re: logrotate(8) and copytruncate as default
> > It's worth noting that all of these problems go away with the systemd journal. 
>   Oh, how does systemd rotate files?

The systemd-journald takes care of all of: receiving messages, writing
them to storage, and rotating the storage.

(Although it is presently not possible to easily have rotation limits
per-service and such, which is something fairly easy to do with sysvinit
+ logrotate).

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