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From <unkn...@riverstyx.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] LogRoot directive
Date Mon, 05 Apr 1999 21:53:11 GMT
Join is a hideous kludge, and shouldn't be used :-)  Well, neither should
NT.

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tani hosokawa
river styx internet


On Mon, 5 Apr 1999, Dean Gaudet wrote:

> I consider those OS's broken though...  besides they have a kludge called
> JOIN that does the job ;)
> 
> Dean
> 
> On Sun, 4 Apr 1999 unknown@riverstyx.net wrote:
> 
> > The reason I was appending logs was 'coz I'd lost my mind temporarily, and
> > forgotten that the default httpd.conf ships with logs/ prepended to the
> > log filename.  However, you're right -- on some OS, symlinks aren't really
> > an option, so if you want to relocate your logs to somewhere else (drive
> > space, performance, whatever), then you don't have much choice.  Every
> > other web server that I've worked with has some kind of equivalent.
> > 
> > ---
> > tani hosokawa
> > river styx internet
> > 
> > 
> > On Sun, 4 Apr 1999, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > 
> > > I guess I need to ask... why?  What's wrong with putting "logs/" in front
> > > of all the log filenames and getting it relative to serverroot... drop a
> > > symlink in the filesystem? 
> > > 
> > > Oh wait, are you on a half-baked operating system? 
> > > 
> > > Dean
> > > 
> > > On Wed, 31 Mar 1999 unknown@riverstyx.net wrote:
> > > 
> > > > DESCRIPTION
> > > > ------------
> > > > 
> > > > this is a pretty simple little patch, but it's something that's bugged
me
> > > > for over a year now.  i've tested it pretty thoroughly, and i've patched
> > > > mod_log_config, mod_log_referer, mod_log_agent, and http_log, so all the
> > > > logging should be fine.  
> > > > 
> > > > there's a new global variable (ap_log_root) that contains the log root
> > > > directory, and a function abstract (ap_log_root_relative()) that mimics
> > > > ap_server_root_relative().  ap_log_root is set to ap_server_root + "/logs"
> > > > if ap_log_root is empty when ServerRoot is processed.
> > > > 
> > > > the patch is against apache 1.3.6.
> > > > 
> > > > ---
> > > > tani hosokawa
> > > > river styx internet
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > 
> > 
> > 
> 


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