logrotate(8) and copytruncate as default

Colin Walters walters at verbum.org
Thu Jun 27 16:34:06 UTC 2013


On Thu, 2013-06-27 at 14:29 +0200, Jan Kalu┼ża wrote:

> This is usually fixed by sending some signal to daemon in postscript 
> informing it that logs should be reopened. That way, no messages are 
> lost. The worst thing which can happen is that some messages get logged 
> in the rotated file for short time (after rename is done by logrotate 
> and before daemon reopens the new log).

It's worth noting that all of these problems go away with the systemd
journal.




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