Karl Fogel wrote:
> "Hyrum K. Wright" <email@example.com> writes:
>> My relatively simple and incomprehensive testing on the case of plain
>> 'svn up' shows:
>> [08/Oct/2007:13:21:11 -0500] jrandom update '/' r3 unknown
> That's all I needed to know, thanks; it looks good.
> Would it go against logfile tradition to have the depth field say
> "depth=unknown", "depth=infinity", etc, instead of just being the lone
> word for the depth?
> The other fields kind of explain themselves, but "unknown" could mean
> anything, and it's going to be the common case. (The word "files"
> isn't going to be any more enlightening on its own, for that matter.)
> We're about to send a lot of admins scrambling for the reference
> manual every time they parse these logs. We could avoid that...
Looking at the other Apache logs on my system, I don't see any field
labels embedded in the log entries. I'm +0 on adding the labels, but I
don't have much of an admin-y perspective to the question.
In related news, do we actually document the log format anywhere?
Received on Mon Oct 8 20:56:23 2007