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flog - dump STDIN to file and reopen on SIGHUP

FLOG(1) General Commands Manual FLOG(1)

NAME

flog - dump STDIN to file and reopen on SIGHUP

SYNOPSIS

flog [ -t ] [ -T format ] [ -l number ] [ -p pidfile ] logfile

DESCRIPTION

flog (file logger) reads input from STDIN and writes to a file. When a SIGHUP is received, the file will be reopened, allowing for log rotation.

OPTIONS

-t
prepend each line with "YYYYMMDD;HH:MM:SS: "
-T format
prepend each line with specified strftime(3) format
-l number
log file length limit (force truncation)
-p pidfile
create pid file

AUTHOR

Fredrik Sjoholm <fredrik@sjoholm.com>

LICENSE

Licensed under the GNU General Public License
March 2008 Debian Sid