files that grow like topsy
cpt.kirk at 1tree.net
Thu Feb 14 08:16:24 EST 2002
I checked arround on my system. In my monthly cron job file there is a
comment that the rotation of wtmp has been taken over by logrotate. (I
have debian if it matters.) Also, I noticed that I have a wtmp.1 last
modified on Jan 31, and a wtmp. From this information I would think that
it would be fine to move the file and let the system create a new one
automatically. If you wanted to be sure, you could touch the file just
after moving to put a new one in place.
Cpt.Kirk at 1tree.net
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