is there a 'native' way where i can rotate nohup out file ?

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Check this article: http://unix.ittoolbox.com/groups/technical-functional/solaris-l/nohup-files-rotation-when-process-is-running-639605

  • thanks looks good - i had something similar in mind - to connect input to output via a pipe but this confirms.
    – silviud
    Jan 17, 2011 at 16:37

Have a look at this script I wrote to solve a similar problem.

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