If performance is your primary criteria, you'd be much better off creating a demon that opens a fifo, have your processes write their lines to the fifo and have the demon write them to disk in 64k chunks.
(Isn't that called a syslog under *nix?)
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Re^3: Safe to open+close for every write, without locking?
by sedusedan (Monk) on Dec 21, 2012 at 05:55 UTC