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From Guozhang Wang <wangg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: log retention question
Date Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:23:17 GMT
Hi Tom,

The log files will be removed if it meets either the log.retention.hours or
the log.retention.bytes criterion. And the log.retention.hours is based on
the "last-time-modified" stamp, so the answer to your last question is no.


On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 11:06 AM, Tom Amon <ta46159@gmail.com> wrote:

> I assume that "log.retention.hours" means the number of hours since the log
> file was last modified, correct? Or is it since the log file was created?
> If I set "log.retention.hours" to 48 hours does that mean that _any_ log
> file older than 48 hours will be deleted or only log files that have
> reached the maximum size ("log.segment.bytes") and are older than 48 hours
> will be deleted?
> In other words, will a log file that's actively being written to be deleted
> after "log.retention.hours" has passed?

-- Guozhang

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