> Is there any program out there that will help keep my messages & syslog
> files at a reasonable size? I was thinking about writing a shell script
> to remove any lines from more than five days ago, but I thought I would
> ask if something was available before going through the trouble.
I use chklogs available from sunsite.unc.edu:
Title: chklogs: Check Logs
Entered-date: 1 May 1995
Description: A Perl script (can be cronned) for maintenance of system
logs. It checks your list of system logs against maximum
allowed sizes specified by you. It gives a report on
stdout, or mails the system admin. Can also archive them.
Keywords: System logs, monitor, archive, maintain
Alternate-site: sunsite.unc.edu: ???