[syslog-ng]$DATE Macro Dir Creation

Balazs Scheidler bazsi@balabit.hu
Fri, 11 May 2001 17:22:29 +0200

On Fri, May 11, 2001 at 11:16:13AM -0400, Brian E. Seppanen wrote:
> Can I do the following for a file destination?  If I can why won't it
> work?  The documentation leads me to believe it does.  I've done something
> similar using the $PRIORITY macro to break out some messages into
> diferrent files.  I want messages to log into a date specific directory.
> destination messages { file("/var/log/$DATE/messages" create_dirs(yes) dir_perm(0640));};
> The global config likewise specifies create_dirs(yes);

this should work, but you'd better use $YEAR-$MONTH-$DAY, $DATE contains
spaces and is really meant to be used in file content templates.

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