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From Jeff Trawick <>
Subject Re: Any reason to open access logs in parent on Windows?
Date Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:33:16 GMT
On Sep 23, 2014 4:01 PM, "Eric Covener" <> wrote:
> ‚ÄčI was looking into an  error where after a large # of rotatelogs
processes are created, they start mysteriously exiting.  I
> I still don't know much about the problem, but it struck me that unlike
the error log, there doesn't seem to be a good reason for the parent on
Windows to open (potentially piped) access logs.

I was wondering about this recently.

I don't think there is a dire reason for it.

Handle inheritance? No

Better error reporting if file/pipe fails?  Maybe  (abort startup if
error-prone piped logger config is bad?). This would need to be tested with
a bad config to check for exit+restart loop.

> Cutting these out is easy and gives decent breathing room if hitting this
limit (not hitting non-paged pool limit for all the pipe buffers).  Any
concerns come to mind re: the parent access loggers?
> --
> Eric Covener

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