scott.marlowe wrote:
> 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&'

Sure, our documentation specifically mentions using rotatelogs.

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