log files rotation
robmel at innotts.co.uk
Wed Sep 25 08:50:47 BST 2002
On Tuesday, September 24, 2002, at 08:57 PM, Pete French wrote:
>> newsyslog(8) and /etc/newsyslog.conf is rotating the log files in
>> freebsd, may be you could use it to rotate the apache logs, i`m
>> using it actually..
> Caveat: It restrats your websever - this kills any processes which
> might be
> running in it when the logs rotate. I found this out the hard way
> corruption due to incomplete writes from a CGI script when the logs
You might also consider switching to a database engine that does
transactions since cgis can stop dead for other reasons.
Nottingham Alcohol & Drug Team
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