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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Trouble with rotatelogs win32
Date Thu, 20 Mar 2008 19:08:21 GMT
On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 9:15 AM, Iuri Fiedoruk <> wrote:
> Hello, I am working on a project that uses Apache 2.2 server with prefork
> and I`m having some problems with rotatelogs on windows platform, any help
> is welcome.
> First our log system is configured to rotate when files reach 5MB as
> follows?
>  CustomLog "|C:/apache/bin/rotatelogs.exe C:/apache/access_log 5M"  common
> Most of the problems would be solved by using timely rotation, but
> unfortunately this is not a option.
> 1. Each new log file is generated with a number after it like
> error_log.2345345, so I don`t know what is the file name PHP should fopen.
>  Also, each time the apache is restarted a new file is generate, before it
> reaches the 5MB limit.
> 2. Each process (prefork remeber?) creates it`s own error log with a name
> like error_log.2345345_24, error_log.2345345_26.
> Is there a way to make rotatelog bahave like in linux
> (no numbering, file reaches 5MB, rename to .old, create a new log file).

prefork? On windows? You're not doing something silly like using
cygwin or something, are you? If so, then all bets are off.


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