On Thu, 11 Mar 2004, Christopher Kings-Lynne wrote:

> > You could also consider not using syslog at all: let the postmaster
> > output to its stderr, and pipe that into a log-rotation program.
> > I believe some people use Apache's log rotator for this with good
> > results.
> Not an option I'm afraid.  PostgreSQL just jams and stops logging after 
> the first rotation...
> I've read in the docs that syslog logging is the only "production" 
> solution...

Can you use the apache log rotator?  It's known to work in my environment 
(redhat 7.2, postgresql 7.2 and 7.4) with this command to start it in my 
rc.local file:

su - postgres -c 'pg_ctl start | rotatelogs $PGDATA/pglog 86400 2>1&'

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