On 8/29/2004 5:12 AM, Andreas Pflug wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de> writes:
>>>Tom Lane wrote:
>>>>I can see the value of not needing any cron daemon to remove old logs.
>>>No other logs on your system to purge?
>> The DBA isn't necessarily also root.
> Interesting this argument comes from you.. :-)
> Tasks like purging old log files is certainly not a job that needs to be
> implemented in the backend; instead, an external database maintenance
> agent should do that.
You must have misunderstood something here. The proposal doesn't
implement any logfile purging feature, but allows to setup a
configuration that automatically overwrites files in a rotating manner,
if the DBA so desires. I can't see how you're jumping to logfile purging
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