Automagic Log trimming?

Stuart Jansen sjansen at
Thu Jan 5 11:15:05 MST 2006

On Thu, 2006-01-05 at 11:06 -0700, Steve wrote:
> I would like to trim that log down to roughly 7 days or so since the
> server this is on is now pretty high traffic.
> I'm just wondering what tools there may exist so I can just set it and
> forget it, to automatically clean up my system message logs.

Log rotate and log watch are both quite useful. Not sure what package
name they'll be under on Gentoo.

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