JDK-7090324: gclog rotation via external tool

Yasumasa Suenaga yasu at ysfactory.dip.jp
Mon Sep 30 05:10:09 PDT 2013

In previous email, I've attached new patch for this RFE.
It works fine with current hsx.


On 2013/09/29 23:40, Yasu wrote:
> Hi all,
> We are using "logrotate" tool on RHEL for various log rotation.
> Current HotSpot has gclog rotation function for log size base,
> however I need to rotate gc log synchronizing with logrotate tool.
> So I've created RFE as "JDK-7090324: gclog rotation via external tool" .
> And Sr. Engineering Manager in Oracle said he use the essence of my patch in one
> of the jcmd subcommands.
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/hotspot-gc-dev/2011-September/003274.html
> 2 years ago, I posted a patch for this RFE.
> But this patch is too old to apply for current HotSpot.
> In last month, a similar discussion was appeared in ML.
> So I think it's time to discuss this RFE.
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/hotspot-gc-dev/2013-August/008029.html
> Please cooperate.
> Best regards,
> Yasumasa

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