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From "Howarth, Richard" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] log file compression... - mod_gzip
Date Thu, 19 Sep 2002 12:56:22 GMT
Why not rotate the file, and compress the rotated file?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: []
> Subject: [users@httpd] log file compression... - mod_gzip
> Hey...
> A quick question. I understand that the mod_gzip app can be 
> added to a CustomLog directive to more or less compress the 
> log file output. Does the routine do take advantadge of the 
> special charateristics of a log file regarding the log file 
> format, or does it simply treat the log file as a regular 
> file for compression?
> Also, If one wanted to examine the mod_gzip source, where 
> could you find it... Checking Google has given lots of sites, 
> but I haven't been able to get to the source... Maybe I'm tired...
> We need a way to compress (seriously compress!!) a lot of log 
> file data. 
> Thanks
> Bruce 


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