Anton Yuzhaninov citrin at
Wed Nov 28 09:52:33 UTC 2012

On 11/27/12 17:39, Rafał Radecki wrote:
> Why is logging to fifo a bad idea?

1. If syslog-ng will stop to read data from fifo by some reason (or if syslog-ng 
will be terminated), nginx will be blocked on writing to log and will stop to 
respond to requests. So it is unreliable.

2. Ewen when syslog-ng work, this add unpredictable delays to nginx request 
processing, when nginx writes log faster, than syslog-ng can read at this moment.

  Anton Yuzhaninov

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