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Date:      Sun, 28 Dec 2003 19:28:46 +0000
From:      Matthew Seaman <m.seaman@infracaninophile.co.uk>
To:        Gerard Samuel <fbsd-questions@trini0.org>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Log Rotation
Message-ID:  <20031228192846.GA1672@happy-idiot-talk.infracaninophile.co.uk>
In-Reply-To: <200312281303.14444.fbsd-questions@trini0.org>
References:  <200312280948.15063.fbsd-questions@trini0.org> <44n09cj142.fsf@be-well.ilk.org> <200312281303.14444.fbsd-questions@trini0.org>

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On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 01:03:14PM -0500, Gerard Samuel wrote:
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> Yes, Im familiar with newsyslog, but Im not sure how it will play with=20
> rotating PostgreSQL's log file, as PostgreSQL seems to need some extra TL=
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> 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

	Cheers,

	Matthew

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