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From Randy Terbush <>
Subject Re: loglevels complaint
Date Wed, 03 Sep 1997 14:36:06 GMT
> At 11:41 PM 9/2/97 -0500, Randy Terbush wrote:
> >I understand your point and frustration. However, in my possibly 
> >unique opinion, default logging in Apache is too verbose. Most 
> >other similar software requires that the administrator turn up the 
> >volume rather than turning it down.
> >
> >I'd be interested in other opinions about this. From my 
> >perspective, I answer way too many questions about things that 
> >appear in the error log that are really unimportant. I've tried to 
> >keep that in mind while doing this to let the important errors come 
> >through at the default level.
> I am happy to see "send lost body", et al go away.  I am not nearly as
> happy to see the restart message go away.  Could we elevate the level of
> that blurb?  It's not an 'error' I guess, but more useful than most stuff
> at the 'info' level.
> 	Brian

I would prefer that we raise the default logging level if that 
needs to be seen. This is some of the stuff that I personally don't 
want to see in the logfile. These are the exact messages that seem 
to panic a customer that might be purely a maintenance event.

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