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Old 01-26-2012, 10:22 AM   #16
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I realize this thread is a bit old.

Here is what I use. It will empty all files in /var/log and its subdirectories while preserving permission and ownership. You will probably need to restart syslog/rsyslog afterwards. Works for me.

loglist=`find /var/log -type f`
for i in $loglist
> $i

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