[rabbitmq-discuss] Inconsistent log rotation

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Wed Aug 10 07:25:11 BST 2011


On 10/08/11 07:05, Matthias Radestock wrote:
> On 10/08/11 06:58, Lionel Cons wrote:
>> IMHO, rabbitmq should not rotate logs on startup but rather, like most
>> daemons, simply append.
> That is what we do; the current log gets *appended* to the .1 file.

...and in case you are wondering why rabbit doesn't simply continue 
using (and appending to) the current log file... that's because 
Erlang/OTP does not allow you to open the log file in append mode :(



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