[Logwatch-Devel] Re: [ViewCVS] URL format and web log analysis (fwd)

Kenneth Porter shiva@sewingwitch.com
Wed, 12 Nov 2003 12:17:19 -0800


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Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2003 11:23 AM -0600
From: "C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato@collab.net>
To: Kenneth Porter <shiva@sewingwitch.com>
Cc: ViewCVS <viewcvs@lyra.org>
Subject: Re: [ViewCVS] URL format and web log analysis

Kenneth Porter <shiva@sewingwitch.com> writes:

> Is there some way to identify the boundary in the URL between the
> name of the web script and the CVS path being passed to it, in a
> general way? (Since ViewCVS is unlikely to be the only CGI script
> that will trigger this issue.)

> From inside the script, yes.  Outside, you'd have to know your server
configuration, I believe.  In other words, if you know that you have a
ScriptAlias of /cgi-bin/viewcvs/ in your httpd.conf, then you can
presume that URL paths that begin with this string "belong" to the
script aliased in that way.

> Alternatively, is there some way to configure ViewCVS to put the CVS path
> argument after the question mark, as a "regular" CGI parameter, so the log
> analyzer detects the boundary?

Nope.  Sorry about that.

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