[Python-Dev] logging and rotation

Oleg Broytman phd at phdru.name
Sun Nov 25 18:02:12 CET 2012

On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 01:14:11PM +0100, Matthias Bernt <MatatTHC at gmx.de> wrote:
> I'm using the logging module and write my log messages via the FileHandler.
> I just realized that using an external log rotation mechanism does not
> work. That is, new messages are not added to the file after
> rotation.

   An external log rotation mechanism ought to send a signal to the
application and the application ought to close and reopen logs. That is,
this is an application-level problem, not logging module-level.

     Oleg Broytman            http://phdru.name/            phd at phdru.name
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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