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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] RotateLogs
Date Thu, 23 Jan 2003 03:01:25 GMT
At 08:47 PM 1/22/2003, Ladislav Sedivy wrote:
>Selmer Ausland wrote:
>> NP Ladislav, I had to #
>> # CustomLog "|D:/Apache2/bin/rotatelogs.exe D:/logs/access_log 86400"
>> common
>> # TransferLog "|D:/Apache2/bin/rotatelogs.exe D:/logs/access_log 86400"
>> and revert back to
>> CustomLogs logs/access.log common
>> Access log was not working at all with the above.
>> Is this a bug in Apache 2.0.44? or ?????
>> Error log portion works. Any ideas?
>> Thanks. Selmer
>These are exactly my findings.  I even rebuilt rotatelogs.exe from
>2.0.43 sources to no avail.  It definitely looks like a bug in 2.0.44
>server.  I'm just surprised nobody mentioned it yet.


The logging code now trys to lock the resource (file) to prevent the
parent and child process (or multiple child processes, when we get
there) from overwriting one another's entries.

I say trys because I'm not certain what exactly will happen when that
resource is a pipe and not a file.



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