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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: feature idea
Date Sun, 09 Jun 1996 02:50:26 GMT
Howard Fear wrote:
> 
> 
> Jim Jagielski writes:
> > I think converting to syslog is a Good Idea... maybe not for the above
> > reason, but just In General.
> > 
> > Of course, this would break the logfile-format, which is a pain (recall
> > the fluff that syslog adds the the beginning of the line). Of course, a
> > simple external filter can be built to remove the fluff.
>  
> Just curious, is syslog really designed to handle the kind of traffic
> that a busy web site generates in access_log?
> 

Depends on the speed of the server itself as well as the implementation
of syslogd on the system. Having access_log being constantly open is
undoubtedly more reliable than using syslog()... How about a compromise;
using syslogd only for error_log? Any fd's we can save may be worth it.


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