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I'm wondering if I can safely use newsyslog with a newsyslog.conf with these lines in it:

/var/log/httpd/access_log/*            644  1     *    $W0D0 G
/var/log/httpd/error_log/*             644  1     *    $W0D0 G
/var/log/httpd/ssl_request.log         644  1     *    $W0D0
/var/log/httpd/error.log               644  1     *    $W0D0
# After this point should be one line...
/var/log/httpd/access.log              644  1     *    $W0D0 -     
/var/run/httpd.pid 30

or if not, what should I do instead?

(I have 4 separate vhosts that keep their access logs in the first 2 directories)

For the record, I want weekly rotation on Sundays at midnight (I assume JST, since I have my time set to local time, which is JST [GMT+9, no DST]), keeping 1 log, (the way I read the fine manuals, I'll have to have a cron job bzip2 it up later and move it aside if I want to keep more and/or compress them) permissions 644 with the owner being root:wheel, no size check, and the last part of the last line should send a SIGUSR1 (30) signal to Apache, which should do the equivalent of a 'apachectl -k graceful' per http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/stopping.html.

My question really is, does newsyslog send the signal at the right time [after the rotation is done, per http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/logs.html#rotation] and does it do the lines in order???)

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