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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: Log file: allow strftime parameters?
Date Tue, 09 Sep 1997 18:18:59 GMT

On Tue, 9 Sep 1997, Christof Damian wrote:

> I think this would be nice. I also think, that log rotation should be
> handled by the server. At the moment I am using "|cronolog ...", but
> that is not useful if you have a lot of log files open.

So don't open a lot of log files ... open one pipe, and add the vhost as
the first field and let your external script do the splitting.  It's
silly to make apache do this work.  There is no convenient place to do
it in Apache given its model.


> Once I saw a patch for Apache 1.2 to change TransferLog to do log
> rotation, it would be nice if something like this would come as standard
> with apache.
> I think it would be a cleaner solution than (graceful) restarting the
> server every day.
> damian
> -- 
> Christof Damian
> /

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