Log Rotation

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sun Dec 28 11:28:58 PST 2003

On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 01:03:14PM -0500, Gerard Samuel wrote:
> Yes, Im familiar with newsyslog, but Im not sure how it will play with 
> rotating PostgreSQL's log file, as PostgreSQL seems to need some extra TLC 
> when rotating the log while PostgreSQL is running.
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/7.3/interactive/logfile-maintenance.html
> Ill have to let that sink in the brain, before I try messing with it.

http://www.cronolog.org/ -- configure postgresql to log to stdout or
stderr and pipe the data into cronolog.  It will generate logfiles
based on the time & date, but you'll have to write a script to deal
with the oldest log files.

It's in ports as sysutils/cronolog



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