Logrotate is a very nice program that will archive log files.
It'll chop them every day/week/month and will compress them with gzip if
Very handy program and available on RedHat and Debian and more than
likely on the other dists too.
But not on Solaris, along with Perl which I couldn't believe..
> Yup, solaris is annoying, ain't it? You should try bugfixing for
> it :-(. Anyway, normally what I do for linux apps on solaris is go to
> sunfreeware.com first to see if there are any pre-compiled pkgs, then I
> start looking for src. Logrotate? what's that one do then?
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