[Dnsmasq-discuss] dnsmasq isn't happy when log file reaches 2GB?
simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Sat Mar 29 17:59:11 GMT 2008
Wayne Sherman wrote:
> Simon Kelley wrote:
> >>> On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 1:34 AM, Paul Chambers <bod at bod.org> wrote:
> >>>> Does dnsmasq have a problem when the file it's logging to reaches two
> >>>> gigabytes?
> > Looks like, on Linux, we need to open the file with O_LARGEFILE. From
> > "man 2 open":
> > I'll add the fix.
> Are you sure you want to allow log files to grow without limit? Without
> some kind of notification or error message, the log file could have
> grown to fill up the entire partition. I think a 2 gig limit is more
> than reasonable for a log file limit. If it gets that big, there is
> likely something wrong or misconfigured anyway.
It would be useful to have a limit, but keeping one which is a result of
a bug, and only applies under Linux, and maybe only under 32-bit Linux,
and is an arbitrary size, and which breaks dnsmasq when it's reached is
I think that logrotate/syslogd maybe are probably better places to solve
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