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

Greg Miller gmiller at classic-games.com
Fri Jul 16 00:48:36 New Zealand Standard Time 1999


Chris Gray wrote:
> 'syslog' is the UNIX variant of that. However, I think what Ben wanted
> to avoid was any log files of the full stuff, since there are a *lot* of
> events happening. So, he wanted just a log of the last N activities.
> I've seen N's here range from 100 to a few thousand.

That's why I suggested the NT event log, since it allows you to set a
limit on the number of entries, at which point it begins overwriting the
oldest entries, like a ring buffer.
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