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Re: mintty --log overwrites existing logfile in place
On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 10:38 PM, Andy Koppe wrote:
> On 4 August 2011 10:57, Christian Franke wrote:
>> The mintty --log option is very useful but opens logfile without O_TRUNC
>> or O_APPEND:
>> I would suggest to add O_APPEND.
> I'll ponder that. The original intention was O_TRUNC.
Ideally it could be made user-selectable.
The effect of O_TRUNC can be manually replicated by deleting the
existing log, but I suspect few would bother; resulting in large log
The effect of o_APPEND can be manually replicated by renaming and
concatenating the log files.
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