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Adding Version Control Sanity to Solaris logadm

However, there is one big drawback to logadm. Whenever it runs, it stores a timestamp for each log it rolls in the logadm configuration file itself. I'll leave it to the reader to question the sanity of this.

For example:

/var/adm/messages -C 4 -a 'kill -HUP `cat /var/run/syslog.pid`'

Is changed to:

/var/adm/messages -C 4 -P 'Sat Apr 09 21:…

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