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Re: SVN 1.5.X - Apache Log Files

From: Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org>
Date: Mon, 04 May 2009 22:24:17 -0700

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> writes:

> One major source of confusion and frustration with the mod_dav_svn
> operational logging support is that it was design to merely complement the
> baseline Apache logging. This means that where no interesting additional
> information would be added with an operational log line, no such line is
> written. Unfortunately, this means that simple GET requests such as those
> used when navigating a repository with a web browser don't generate
> subversion log lines (because they would be entirely redundant with
> access_log lines). I think I was originally in favor with this idea, but
> have since grown to hate it due to the confusion it causes.

I changed that in 1.5. Both dav and svnserve log the same things
(well, the svnserve part might be 1.6, not sure), and it's
fairly comprehensive. To take your specific example, dav will
log a get-file line for your GET request.


Eric Gillespie <*> epg_at_pretzelnet.org
Received on 2009-05-05 07:24:44 CEST

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