[MUD-Dev] Technical programming question (circular buffers & logging)

Greg Miller gmiller at classic-games.com
Thu Jul 15 16:12:46 New Zealand Standard Time 1999


Ben Greear wrote:
> So, what I want to do is modify my logging class (basically just
> an ofstream with some flags tacked on it).  I was thinking about
> making it a sort of ring-buffer where it just kept the last 50k
> or some other nice round number.

[snip]

> I think I could write my own thing to do this, but I was wondering
> if anyone knew of any tricks with files, or ready-built libraries
> to do something like this...

As I recall you're using UNIX/Linux for your real server? If you could
reproduce the problem by yourself and have a WinNT box handy, you could
use the the NT event log, which would do the job for you quite nicely.
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