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From Rasmus Lerdorf <ras...@raleigh.ibm.com>
Subject Re: general/4809: It would be nice if Apache could write compressedlogfiles.
Date Mon, 09 Aug 1999 02:43:24 GMT
> > > Doing so would also allow us to do the compression-on-the-fly
> > > content delivery people have requested.  No?
> > 
> > Correct.  zlib gives you all the standard file io functions like gzopen,
> > gzclose, gzread, gzwrite, gzeof, etc.
> > 
> > -Rasmus
> 
> So, how would this be done though?  A large site doing a lot of hits/sec
> could end up spending most of its time just compressing log files.

Hey, I was just relaying information.  I think it is a terrible idea to
make Apache write compressed log files on the fly.

-Rasmus


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