Once again, here in the UK, we have had our switch back from summer
time saving and once again various applications failed for things like
/usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/logger.rb:501:in `write’: Shifting failed.
‘/…/log/poll_sportsdb_for_updates.log.20101031’ already exists.
These applications run 24/7 and obviously wrote to the log files
before the clocks went back. Once they did though the applications
When this happened last year we changed mosts of the logs over from
daily to weekly which got round the problem. But some logs do need to
be rotated daily. Is there any way to fix this so that I don’t have to
go round checking out the world and it’s dog next year?