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From Graham Leggett <minf...@sharp.fm>
Subject Re: Make loglevel of "File does not exist" configurable
Date Tue, 04 Oct 2011 19:12:04 GMT
On 04 Oct 2011, at 8:00 PM, Stefan Fritsch wrote:

> I think this one has been controversial in the past, therefore I  
> thought I'd ask for comments before making this change:
>
> The "File does not exist" log messages are logged at level error,  
> while not providing additional information over the 404 access log  
> line (at least in many setups). There have been requests to lower  
> the loglevel for these messages (PR 35768), which have been denied  
> in the past because of compatibility and "it's an error". The per- 
> module loglevels help not much, because most of the "File does not  
> exist" messages come from core, and one usually does not want to set  
> LogLevel core:crit.
>
> I therefore intend to add a LogLevelFileNotFound config directive  
> that allows to make it configurable and a "int  
> ap_loglevel_file_not_found(request_rec *)" API that allows modules  
> to query the setting. I think per-virtual server would be enough for  
> the setting, but with this API that could be changed to per-dir  
> later on.

Hmmm... it seems unclean to me and counterintuitive.

How about moving the default_handler() into the http module?

Regards,
Graham
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