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From "Ryan Bloom" <...@covalent.net>
Subject RE: Log file rotation... log sub system
Date Sat, 02 Mar 2002 19:05:06 GMT
> > dirkx@covalent.net wrote:
> >
> > > Though I one 100% agree with the stance that a proper web server
> should..
> > > well.. serve pages - It sure would be nice if we could have a
logging
> > > subsystem in apache 2.1 or higher which took care of some of the
> harder
> > > things for us module/appserver developers when bouncing around
> > > logging data.
> >
> > In v2.0, mod_proxy, mod_cache, mod_ldap and mod_dav all support
"sub"
> > modules beneath them to perform specific tasks (eg mod_disk_cache
and
> > mod_mem_cache for mod_cache, etc).
> >
> > Perhaps the logging module should be split up in the same way, with
> > mod_log handling the hooks, and mod_log_disk handling logging direct
to
> > disk, mod_log_sql handling direct to database, etc.
> >
> > Each logging submodule could allow "drop through" the way mod_cache
does
> > - so if mod_log_sql cannot handle a log for any reason, through
config
> > or through failure, it could drop through to mod_log_disk and not
get
> > lost.
> 
> Wouldn't just making ap_log_error() ap_run_log_error() solve a lot of
> these problems?

ap_log_error_core already runs a hook to allow module to do more with
the error log, so this is effectively already done.

Ryan



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