Splitting a ludicrously large Argus log

Andrew Pollock andrew-argus at andrew.net.au
Tue Feb 18 01:42:31 EST 2003

On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 02:56:14PM +1000, Andrew Pollock wrote:
> Hi,
> Our log rotation let us down and we've got an enormous (8.5 Gb) argus.log 
> that ra can't read. How else can we split this into manageable chunks 
> without losing anything?

For the record, I worked around this by catting the ludicrously large file 
through ra, rather than getting ra to open it directly, e.g.:

cat bloody_huge_file | ra -r - -t 02/01 -w 2003-02-01

instead of

ra -r bloody_huge_file -t 02/01 -w 2003-02-01



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