by default does nginx just use a single log file?
sahmed1020 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 21:10:21 UTC 2012
only on a full moon, excluding leap years. thank you and when can I expect
this feature? :)
On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 3:20 PM, Francis Daly <francis at daoine.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 03:00:53PM -0500, S Ahmed wrote:
> Hi there,
> > By default does nginx just keep appending to the same log file? (for both
> > access and error log files)
> Yes. (Although the access log file name can include per-request variables.)
> > Is there a reason why there is no built in way of having it create a new
> > file per day/hour or something? I guess the idea is to keep the feature
> > set very lean?
> Would you like it per day or per hour? Or every 4 MB, or every 1 million
> lines? (Or every second Tuesday unless the moon is full?) There are too
> many possibly-useful rules for anything built-in to satisfy everybody.
> So nginx allows you to choose whatever combination of circumstances you
> want, outside of nginx, and then provides a well-defined way for you to
> induce a log file rotation.
> That's my understanding, anyway.
> Francis Daly francis at daoine.org
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