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From Geoffrey Young <>
Subject Re: Suggestion: log request when it happens
Date Tue, 03 Aug 2004 14:29:59 GMT

Dan Wilga wrote:
> The information contained in the access log can be quite useful in
> tracking down problems. However, because the log entry is created only
> after all output has been sent to the client, there is a problem I
> sometimes run into:
> If the child process creating the output (like a CGI script) dies
> unexpectedly with a core dump, there is no access log entry at all.
> There is usually an error log entry, but that's just the stderr of the
> problem, which is nowhere near as useful as the actual request info.

> Opinions?

see mod_log_forensic, now in the standard distribution.


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