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From "emerson cargnin" <echofloripa.y...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Disabling catalina.out log
Date Wed, 20 Aug 2008 16:32:14 GMT
> Truncating? It should be a rolling file, rolling over daily. You can just
> remove the old versions. Is this a stock tomcat, one from the ports, or
> maybe a particularly old one?
>

catalina.out is set at the catalina.sh:

>> "$CATALINA_BASE"/logs/catalina.out 2>&1 &

This file is not rateable, as it is jsut a redirection.

We are thinking in moving this redirection to  /dev/null or just
remove the redirection.
Is it a sense thing to do?

Emerson

> The most sane approach would be to work with your developers to have some
> logging policy that both you and the developers can work with. You'll need
> at least the exception traces when Tomcat dies, or you're blind.
>
> But then, there is nothing like saving a few bucks in disk space at the
> expense of hours of blind debugging. :-)
> --
> Kees Jan
>
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> full of wonders,
> they have managed to invent boredom. Quite astonishing... -- Terry Partchett
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