On 8/29/2004 2:06 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
Andreas Pflug <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 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.

which then has a problem when you startup the postmaster after 10 hours of downtime ... hmmm.


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