[mythtv] Rotating mythbackend.log file

David Hampton hampton at employees.org
Sat Apr 3 14:27:29 EST 2004

On Sat, 2004-04-03 at 07:18, Jeff wrote:
> Would it make any sense to add code to Myth to automatically
> roll the log file once/day?

No, that's reinventing the wheel.  IMHO the right solution is to emulate
syslog.  Mythbackend should trap the SIGHUP signal and use that as an
indication to close and reopen its logfile.  logrotate can than be
configured to send a SIGHUP to myth each time it rotates the log file.


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