[clo-devel] log rotation of trac logs

Raymond Toy toy.raymond at gmail.com
Sun Jan 8 17:44:32 UTC 2012

On 1/7/12 11:44 AM, Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> As Raymond Toy already pointed out earlier, we had lots of huge logs
> of Trac laying around in our file systems. Today, I set up logrotation
> for trac.log in all projects. The total size of the files was
> instantly reduced from >800MB to < 44MB!
> It doesn't seem useful to me to retain the logs longer than 4 months,
> so I set up weekly rotation with 17 weeks of history.
Thanks for putting the log rotation in place.   I think my projects were
the worst offenders, but I deleted most of the huge logs before you
implemented the rotation and compression.  Can't remember exactly how
much, but df went from something like 65% usage to 62% after I deleted
them. :-)


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