On Fri, 26 Oct 2007 17:45:00 -0400
Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> "Joshua D. Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> > Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> >> If logrotate would work, we'd never have bothered writing our own
> >> substitute. But there's no way for logrotate to repoint
> >> postmaster's stderr into other files.
> > Uh... can't we just use copytruncate with logroate?
> How's that going to reset the offsets in the stderr file descriptors
> of the various PG processes? There might be some platforms and
> configurations where it will work, but I wouldn't tout it as a
> portable approach. I'd also suppose that there are race conditions
> involved: you'll either lose or duplicate messages that are emitted
> while copytruncate works.
Yeah, we have seen that, where the log will be missing a few
statements. Good point.
Joshua D. Drake
> regards, tom lane
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