[syslog-ng] syslog-ng buffer and reload
wernli at in2p3.fr
Tue Mar 28 07:17:36 UTC 2017
On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 09:05:08AM +0200, Budai, László wrote:
> your use case is a special one: you know that you won't need any of the
> messages stored in the diskbuffer after a reload.
> Maybe a --clear-diskqueue/--start-with-empty-diskqueue switch to the reload
> command could solve this issue. But with this option you will lose all your
> messages that are stored in the diskqueue. What do you think?
That would certainly be an improvement :-)
What would be even better (maybe the "syslog-ng as a command line" could
help) is to apply a filter to what shall be deleted:
--purge-queue --drop-from-queue-matching 'not message("spurious message");'
but I fear I'm asking for too much ;-D
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