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log-rotate

log-rotate

Rotate a log similar to the way linux logrotate does, appending and updating .NUM indexes as you go.

Build Status
NPM

Example

var rotate = require('log-rotate');
  
// move a log file while incrementing existing indexed / rotated logs 
rotate('./test.log', function(err) {
  // ls ./ => test.log test.log.0 
});

options

count

Limit the number of rotated files to count

var rotate = require('log-rotate');
 
rotate('./test.log', { count: 3 }, function(err) {
  // ls ./ => test.log test.log.0 test.log.1 
});

compress

Compress rotated files with gzip

install

With npm do:

npm install log-rotate