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Re: [MiNT] little bug (help!)
On Sun, Jun 06, 1999 at 12:59:26PM +0300, Martin-Eric Racine wrote:
> During the NMD build process, I'm trying to implement various
> functionalities that were not found in KGMD. One of these is
> log rotation. I have mae a little bourne script for this:
> # ROT_LOG.SH every Sunday @ 10:01
Please insert these lines (won't fix this problems but future ones):
# Avoid NLS nuisances.
export LANG LANGUAGE
set -x # Debug script.
> PID=`cat /var/run/syslog.pid`
> echo "* * * * * Recycling system logs * * * * *" > /dev/log
> mv /var/log/* /var/tmp/
Why do you move the logs to /var/tmp? I would prefer to rename them
in the directory they were (for security reasons).
> touch /var/log/wtmp
> touch /var/log/lastlog
> echo -e "FTP log recycled on" $DATE". \n" > /var/log/ftp.log
> sleep 1
> kill -HUP $PID
Try to insert "set -x" somewhere above to see what actually happens in the
shell script. Maybe "$PID" expands to something wrong.