Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de> writes:
> Jan Wieck wrote:
>> but allows to setup a
>> configuration that automatically overwrites files in a rotating manner,
>> if the DBA so desires.
> ... which can't work because it will overwrite the logfile on server
> start, and thus will overwrite the very latest logfile when performing
> multiple restarts.
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.
regards, tom lane
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