Re: getting Squid logfiles into a database

From: Jonathan Larmour <>
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 1999 15:40:20 +0000

Chris Foote wrote:
> It would be nice to have squid log to a pipe instead of tailing the
> log file, but it only gets rotated once a day, and very few records
> go missing.

Couldn't you just make access.log a pipe using mkfifo before you start
squid? Obviously you'd want to turn rotation right off then.

From a glance at the sources, squid only opens access.log O_CREAT|O_WRONLY
so I believe it should work.


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