> I checked pg_config's output, in my redhat build, syslog is already enabled.
> So that clears some of my doubt.
> This is how I started my postmaster.
> su postgres
> /usr/bin/pg_ctl -D $PGDATA -l /var/log/pgsql -p /usr/bin/postmaster start >
> /var/log/pgsql 2>&1
> I am trying my best to force the postmaster to write to the /var/log/pgsql
> file. But it didn't seem to work at all. All there in /var/log/pgsql is a
> oneline "postmaster successfully started". I checked the manpages, and all
> they say about log is use -l switch (which I used).
> Can you provide a little more hints?
Actually, never mind that. :)
I changed the setting in postgresql.conf to syslog = 1 and everything now
spills out of both standard out (which directs to /var/log/pgsql) and syslog
(which I still don't know where it is being stored).
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