Andreas Pflug wrote:
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > I don't assume people using psql will care about the current log files ---
> Hm. Probably because you think these users will have direct file access? 
> Which in turn means they can edit *.conf directly too and don't need an 
> interface for that either.

I don't see how listing the log files relates to editing the confuration

> > it would be something done in C or another application language.  Aren't
> > the file names already ordered based on their file names, given the
> > default pattern, postgresql-%Y-%m-%d_%H%M%S.log?
> The issue is _filtering_, not ordering. Since the log directory might be 
> directed to a different location, non-pgsql logfiles might be there too. 
> You'd probably won't expect to retrieve these files over a pgsql connection.

Well, if they mix log files and non-log files in the same directory, we
would have to filter based on the log_filename directive in the
application, or use LIKE in a query.

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