In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, "Thomas D. Dean" write
>I notice that my /var/log/wtmp has strange renewal times.  I don't
>know when it was not like this.  newsyslog.conf is set to renew this
>once per week.  What is causing this?

-rw-rw-r--  1 root  wheel   27 Apr 15 12:00 /var/log/wtmp.3.gz
-rw-rw-r--  1 root  wheel  244 Apr 13 15:52 /var/log/wtmp.4.gz
-rw-rw-r--  1 root  wheel  176 Apr  8 12:12 /var/log/wtmp.5.gz
-rw-rw-r--  1 root  wheel  148 Apr  3 10:51 /var/log/wtmp.6.gz
-rw-rw-r--  1 root  wheel  280 Mar 30 21:16 /var/log/wtmp.7.gz

Gzip by default preserves the last-modified time of a file when
gzipping, so these times are actually the times at which the wtmp
file was previously modified before being rotated.

Try "ls -lc", which will show up the rotation time.


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