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From Filipe Cifali <cifali.fil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Dates in httpd.conf?
Date Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:44:45 GMT
Why are you trying to avoid logrotate this way instead of configuring
logrotate to do what you want?

This just seems a no-go way to do things imo.

On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 4:27 PM, Rainer Jung <rainer.jung@kippdata.de>
wrote:

> Am 31.03.2015 um 19:49 schrieb Joe Jensen (ConAgra Foods):
>
>> Can anybody tell me a good way to include a date in the apache
>> configuration?  For various reasons I’m trying to avoid |’s to logrotate
>> and want the date in a logfile’s name.  I’m really hoping to put the
>> date into an apache variable I can use within the config.
>>
>> A prior install involved running sed commands to update the config files
>> on apache startup (!!) which I’m trying to get rid of.
>>
>> Define DATE ??
>>
>
> If you only need a date which is per startup, but does not change after
> the web server start:
>
> In you start script or in envvars define and export a shell variable, e.g.
>
> NOW=`date +%Y%m%d_%H%M%S`
> export NOW
>
> and then in the config you can use ${NOW}
>
> Note that this will not update the timestamp if you do a "apachectl
> restart" or "apachectl graceful", only by stop and then start.
>
> What is your reason you don't want to use piped logging?
>
> Regards,
>
> Rainer
>
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