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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: cvs commit: httpd-2.0/docs/manual/mod mod_log_config.html
Date Thu, 10 Jan 2002 02:42:11 GMT
From: "Joshua Slive" <joshua@slive.ca>
Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2002 7:29 PM


> >   Log:
> >   new option LogExcludeByType
> >   main use is so that you can ignore logging images
> 
> Hmmm... I'm pretty close to a -1 on this one.  We were just discussing
> simplifying the logging directives, while this will compilicate them for no
> good reason.  Can you justify why this is an improvement over
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/logs.html#conditional and
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/env.html#examples ?

Agreed, in fact I am -1 on this.

> If your answer is "SetEnvIf can't match on MIME-type", then why don't you
> extend SetEnvIf to do that?  If you do it your way, I guarentee we will have
> people screeming for directives like "LogExcludeByRemoteHost",
> "LogExcludeByURL", etc.  I don't see any need for that when we have a
> perfectly good and flexible system for conditional logging already.

+1 ... I'd much rather see us expand the metadata that SetEnvIf
can grok, than to overload how Logging works.


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