# man newsyslog
It explains that the file is rotated in-situ so-to-speak. It remains in the
same directory, but is named $logfile.0.
And, $logfile.0 is rolled over to $logfile.1, and ...1 is rolled over to
...2, and they all rolled over and the one fell out, there were none in the
bed, so the little one said, "good night, sleep tight!".
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG]On Behalf Of j mckitrick
> Sent: 15 October 2001 14:28
> To: freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
> Subject: today and yesterday log files
> I know newsyslog handles rotating log files, but where are they rotated
> from (for example) 'dmesg.today' to 'dmesg.yesterday' ?
> My other computer is your windows box.
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