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From Chuck Pierce <ch...@onyxsys.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] log file compression... - mod_gzip
Date Thu, 19 Sep 2002 17:50:08 GMT
Transferlog "| gzip -c | rotatelogs ..." sould take care of it..

On Thu, Sep 19, 2002 at 10:42:39AM -0700, Adam Cormany wrote:
> --- Chris Taylor <chris@x-bb.org> wrote:
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> > I was under the impression that mod_gzip was used
> > for compressing
> > output from Apache on-the-fly to save bandwidth
> > (with compatible
> > browsers).
> > 
> > I thought to use gzip-compressed logs you just piped
> > the output via
> > CustomLog to the gzip executable.
> > 
> > However, I may be wrong :)
> > 
> > Also: I remember from last month someone having a
> > great deal of
> > trouble with gzip'ing the logs as they were
> > generated, as it seems
> > Apache doesn't quite support it? Might be worth
> > searching the archive
> > for more details.
> 
> That would have been me from last month. I went
> through the Apache documentation and other websites to
> try to get compression on the fly to work. All the
> documentation says it's possible, but I was terribly
> unsuccessful. I tried both gzip and bzip2 with the
> same results. Another gentlemen from the maillist said
> he had the same issue, contacted Apache, and they
> replied that it was not tested and it is a bug(if I
> remember correctly).
> 
> I'm working on writing my own script to put in the
> cron to compress the files after rotation.
> 
> If you find a better solution or if Apache fixes the
> bug, please post it in case we don't see the fix also.
> I'd love to be able to use Apache for the compression
> instead.
> 
> Adam Cormany
> 
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