RFR: 7164841: Improvements to the GC log file rotation

Kirk Pepperdine kirk at kodewerk.com
Wed Aug 28 10:41:13 PDT 2013



> I really hate to add more flags, though it does not hurt with one more since we already have tons of them.

That is like saying that well, there is already so much litter here that dropping a bit more won't make that big a difference ;-)

Anyways, what people using *nix tend to drop a timestamp in using something like -Xloggc:gc`date`.log At least this would be cross platform solution.

More over it won't break anything that is already there.. or will it? If someone puts %p in a file name they are now going to see a pid.

Regards,
Kirk



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