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Re: Postgres Log rotation not working in 8.0.2

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Pallav Kalva <pkalva(at)deg(dot)cc>
Cc: pgsql-admin <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Postgres Log rotation not working in 8.0.2
Date: 2005-04-18 20:52:23
Message-ID: 25685.1113857543@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Pallav Kalva <pkalva(at)deg(dot)cc> writes:
>        Postgres log rotation doesnt seem to behave properly, below are 
> the settings which I used for log rotation. I want the postgres log to 
> be rotated every week , its past over a week now and it still writing to 
> the old log.

Well, that rotation setting should rotate every 7 days all right.  Are
you sure the postmaster is really using these settings?  (Check with SHOW.)
In particular, I wonder whether you remembered that changing
redirect_stderr requires an actual postmaster restart, not just SIGHUP.

			regards, tom lane

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