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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: cronolog log rotation program and quick reference card
Date Thu, 28 May 1998 17:14:52 GMT

On 28 May 1998, Andrew Ford wrote:

> I have also been meaning since 1996 to rewrite cronolog as
> mod_cronolog -- merging the code with mod_log_config.c, since a number
> sites using cronolog complain about the number of cronolog processes.
> I have not yet got round to it, but it is the logical thing to do.

"logical" depends on your point of view ;)  I don't think it's logical... 
I think mod_log_config should be as simple as possible.  External programs
can do whatever complexity the local site requires.

You could decrease the number of processes by reading a virtualhost name
from the beginning of each line and use that to decide what file to log


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