Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com> writes:
>> You are ignoring a critical part of the proposal, which is to overwrite
>> only during a time-based rotation; at logger startup or size-based
>> rotation, the rule would be to append.
> which then has a problem when you startup the postmaster after 10 hours
> of downtime ... hmmm.
Doesn't seem like a big problem --- at worst that logfile will get to be
double the size it normally would.
Note that this scheme effectively disables size-based rotation anyway,
unless you use one of the hacks we talked about like using a %H:%M
pattern when you intend hourly rotation.
regards, tom lane
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