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From:Johan De Meersman Date:April 5 2013 9:16am
Subject:Re: error-log aging
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> From: hsv@stripped
> Subject: Re: error-log aging
> man logrotate
> <<<<<<<<
> Not Unix!

So get unix :-)

> In any case, I take this to mean that this is not done within MySQL,
> right?

Half and half - rename the file, then issue "flush logs" in mysql to close and reopen the
logs, which will cause a new log with the configured name to be created.

That being said, I'm not much aware of Windows' idiosyncracies - I hope the damn thing
allows you to rename a file that's being held open by a program. If not, well... see

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