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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: reliable piped logs
Date Mon, 07 Jul 1997 04:16:52 GMT
On Sun, 6 Jul 1997, Randy Terbush wrote:

> Yes, I am working on the logging stuff. I backed off recently 
> trying to come up with a way to allow a syslog option to the 
> logging stuff. I know that there has been some skepticism about the 
> overhead of syslog for this, but I need to come up with some way 
> that load balanced servers could log to one place on the net. That 
> seems to be the logical solution.

You're talking just about error logs right?

At any rate, this would work:

ErrorLog |logger -p -t httpd

And you can use it when piped children are reliable :)  Only problem
is passing severities to syslog ... but that too could be done by a
small perl script that talks apache log format (whatever that is!) and
syslog format.


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