Re: How can I clean up the logs file

From: Martin Gleeson <>
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 1997 11:20:18 +1100

Julie Xu wrote:
>I have no experience about squid, but we use squid as httpd. our log
>files is keep growing. I only can kill the squid, reset the logs and
>reboot again manualy to clear them. on the cron job we run
>'/bin/kill -USR1 `cat /local/squid/etc/`' every night to recycle
>the logs files. what does this command do?
>I would like kown how to clear the logs file cerrectly.

You need to ensure that the directory that contains the log files is
writeable by nobody/nogroup.

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