Re: can kill logs

From: Tomasz Papszun <>
Date: Fri, 22 May 1998 21:07:37 +0200 (MET DST)

On Fri, 22 May 1998, Les Higger wrote:

> hello ... i am new to squid and see i have a very big access log.. about 7
> megs.. it dosent seem to be rotating..

Squid does not rotate it by itself. The 'logfile_rotate' parameter
"specifies the nr of rotations to make upon receiving a USR1 signal"
but *you* must issue this signal! (Manually or with crontab).
So: 'kill -SIGUSR1 <squid's PID>' or 'squid -k rotate' .

-- Tomasz Papszun, TP S.A. Lodz, Poland
Received on Fri May 22 1998 - 12:11:52 MDT

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