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From Glennan Carnie <carn...@uk.ibm.com>
Subject general/6965: TransferLog ignores LogFormat directives
Date Tue, 12 Dec 2000 13:52:52 GMT

>Number:         6965
>Category:       general
>Synopsis:       TransferLog ignores LogFormat directives
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    apache
>State:          open
>Quarter:        
>Keywords:       
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>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   apache
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Dec 12 06:00:02 PST 2000
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     carnieg@uk.ibm.com
>Release:        1.3.12
>Organization:
apache
>Environment:
AIX 4.3.3
>Description:
We are using TransferLogs (as recommended) to rotate our logs daily, using rotatelogs.
Our httpd.conf file is set as follows (excerpt only):

# Log rotation:
# Rotate the logs every 24 hours.
#
LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b \"%{Referer}i\" \"%{User-Agent}i\" \"%{cookie}ni\""
combined

TransferLog "|/usr/HTTPServer/bin/rotatelogs /usr/HTTPServer/logs/access_log 86400"

According to the online documentation, the TransferLog directive should use the last defined
LogFormat directive (in our case, the one directly preceding it).  However, the TransferLog
directive seems to ignore the LogFormat and always produces a log using the (default) Common
format.

Note: the formatting works just fine with the CustomLog directive.

These symptoms occur whether rotatelogs is used, or another log rotation utility such as Cronolog.


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