Projects / httplog


httplog is a replacement for Apache's 'rotatelogs' and Andrew Ford's 'chronolog'. It allows you to specify a logfile using strftime paramaters in the filename to act as a template. This means that the logs in your logfiles will also be sorted according to the filename. For example, if you specify a logfile of /var/log/http%Y%m%d.log, a new log file would be generated each day, with content for only that one day. It also supports compression of logfiles using gzip, and many other useful functions.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  23 Jan 2002 18:58

    Release Notes: Possible segfault issues if fopen() or malloc() calls failed have been fixed.

    •  18 Jan 2002 23:05

      Release Notes: This release includes many fixes to the configure script, and should compile fine on Solaris now. It has switched to using syserror(), and there are other minor code changes.

      •  25 Nov 2001 08:41

        Release Notes: A feature to create a symlink to the currently active logfile was added and the .spec file was readded to allow creation of a .rpm.

        •  21 Nov 2001 05:33

          Release Notes: A bug with the full buffering mode was fixed, some %? expandoes for hostname info were added, and some code was cleaned up.

          •  30 Jul 2001 13:32

            Release Notes: The program's reaction to SIGTERM was changed to flushing and exiting. The buffer size (-b) option was changed to be an absolute buffer size value. An errno code was added along with normal errors. The name of MAX_STDIN was changed to BUFSIZ and MAX_PATH was changed to PATH_MAX. SIGCHLD is now caught to clean up the zombie processes. An RPM .spec file was added.

            Recent comments

            24 Jan 2002 04:51 mwestermann

            Great Tool
            httplog is a great tool - significantly more flexible than Apache's rotatelogs and very easy to install and configure.

            10 Aug 2001 09:31 nutbar

            autoconf configure script
            Anyone willing to 'donate' an autoconf configure script thingy (and related other thingies to make it all work)? I have no idea how to work that stuff, and even though there's not much to really check for, it would be nice to have.

            Email me if you would like to help!


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