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From cove...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1657859 - in /httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual: logs.xml platform/windows.xml
Date Fri, 06 Feb 2015 15:14:57 GMT
Author: covener
Date: Fri Feb  6 15:14:57 2015
New Revision: 1657859

URL: http://svn.apache.org/r1657859
Log:
Merge r1657854, r1657856 from trunk:

PR57094: Provide some hints about Windows problems 
with more than a few dozen piped loggers.

Submitted by: Edward Lu



add a generic tuning section and linked to the piped logger
issue in logs.html


Modified:
    httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/logs.xml
    httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/platform/windows.xml

Modified: httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/logs.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/logs.xml?rev=1657859&r1=1657858&r2=1657859&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/logs.xml (original)
+++ httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/logs.xml Fri Feb  6 15:14:57 2015
@@ -506,10 +506,6 @@
     for the access log, the same technique can be used for the
     error log.</p>
 
-    <p>A similar but much more flexible log rotation program
-    called <a href="http://www.cronolog.org/">cronolog</a>
-    is available at an external site.</p>
-
     <p>As with conditional logging, piped logs are a very powerful
     tool, but they should not be used where a simpler solution like
     off-line post-processing is available.</p>
@@ -529,6 +525,18 @@
       CustomLog "||/usr/local/apache/bin/rotatelogs
       /var/log/access_log 86400" common
     </example>
+
+    <note><title>Windows note</title>
+    <p>Note that on Windows, you may run into problems when running many piped
+    logger processes, especially when HTTPD is running as a service. This is
+    caused by running out of desktop heap space. The desktop heap space given
+    to each service is specified by the third argument to the
+    <code>SharedSection</code> parameter in the
+    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\SessionManager\SubSystems\Windows
+    registry value. <strong>Change this value with care</strong>; the normal
+    caveats for changing the Windows registry apply, but you might also exhaust
+    the desktop heap pool if the number is adjusted too high.</p>
+    </note>
   </section>
 
   <section id="virtualhost">

Modified: httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/platform/windows.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/platform/windows.xml?rev=1657859&r1=1657858&r2=1657859&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/platform/windows.xml (original)
+++ httpd/httpd/branches/2.2.x/docs/manual/platform/windows.xml Fri Feb  6 15:14:57 2015
@@ -801,4 +801,13 @@
   above.</p>
   </section>
 
+  <section id="tuning">
+    <title>Windows Tuning</title>
+    <ul>
+      <li><p>If more than a few dozen piped loggers are used on an operating
system 
+      instance is necesar, scaling up the "desktop heap" is often necessary. For
+      more detailed information, refer to the <a href="../logs.html#piped"
+      >piped logging</a> documntation.</p></li>
+    </ul>
+  </section>
 </manualpage>



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