[mythtv-commits] Ticket #8329: Patch to change mythbackend's logfile name

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Sat Apr 10 18:25:44 UTC 2010


#8329: Patch to change mythbackend's logfile name
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 Reporter:  Bill <billstuff2001@…>              |       Owner:  ijr       
     Type:  patch                               |      Status:  new       
 Priority:  minor                               |   Milestone:  unknown   
Component:  MythTV - General                    |     Version:  Trunk Head
 Severity:  medium                              |     Mlocked:  0         
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 The attached patch allows one to change the logfile used by a running
 mythbackend process.  It basically allows one to keep mythbackend running
 for days / weeks / months, and roll the logfile as needed.  For example, I
 have a script that does this at midnight so I get a new log for each day.

 This is similar to the functionality in #6190, it works as follows:

 {{{
 mythbackend --setlogfile "log.file.name"
 }}}
 is similar to starting
 {{{
 mythbackend --logfile "log.file.name"
 }}}
 but will signal the currently running mythbackend instance to change it's
 log file.

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Ticket URL: <http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/8329>
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