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From Krist van Besien <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Order of log entries in the access log?
Date Mon, 01 Mar 2010 09:18:23 GMT
On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 11:29 PM, Geoff Millikan
<> wrote:
> What order does Apache write the log entries?
> I'm assuming that if Apache serves 100 responses all in the same time second
> window (100 responses per second) I suppose it's going to write them in the
> order the response happened and not scramble them up willy-nilly.  In other
> words, although there's 100 log entries all stamped "26/Feb/2010:20:24:25",
> the order they are written in is hopefully the rough order in which they
> were served.

Writing to the log is one of the last things apache normally does. So
yes, the entries will be in roughtly the order they were served, but
not necessarily the order they were received in.


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