Re: Has anybody built (or thought about) a supervisor with two log streams?

From: Charlie Brady <>
Date: Sat, 16 Aug 2014 08:40:48 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 16 Aug 2014, Laurent Bercot wrote:

> Nothing prevents you from logging several streams, however; there
> simply isn't any specific support in supervision suites.

So I am asking here for people to think about building that specific

> Just create a fifo, redirect your service's extra stream to the fifo,
> and have another service made exclusively of a logger reading on the
> fifo. It won't be quite as reliable (as in, no data loss ever) as the
> integrated pipe, but it will be enough for most use cases, especially
> since you can still send the most critical logs to the integrated pipe.

I'd rather it had the reliability guarantees, hence raising the issue
here, so that people will think about it.

Meanwhile I will tinker with fifos. Thanks.
Received on Sat Aug 16 2014 - 12:40:48 UTC

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