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From: John Torjo (john.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-21 23:03:29

> 3) Log "rolling" is critical. In a "normal" runtime scenario very few
> messages are sent to the log - but when something does go wrong a
> history of "aw shucks" messages can be very helpful. Since the first
> thing a client will do when a problems occurs is restart the
> app...overwriting the log will not do. Having the startup script move
> the log to a new name is a possibility, but less than desirable.

Note that in the latest version, there's log rolling as well, thanks to
Caleb Epstein!


John Torjo,    Contributing editor, C/C++ Users Journal
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