13450Re: [podcasters] Podcast Feed Tracker for Apache
- Dec 2, 2005On 2 Dec 2005, at 17:57, Kevin Devin wrote:
> I haven't looked at the code... and since it's in C, there's notI've spoken to Chris about it and you're right - that's what it does.
> likely a
> chance that I'd know what I was looking at anyway. :-)
> But I'm curious... how does collecting the DL info for media files
> in this incarnation that what is provided in the RAW Log files?
> The only
> difference that I can immediately see is that the media types are
> filtered out versus having to run Podstats (or something similar)
> to filter
> those out.
As I mentioned it also has a couple of security issues which he's
fixing. I do the same thing by configuring my server to pipe the log
output through a little Perl script that catches items of interest
and logs them to a MySQL database. You could also use mod_log_mysql
to log everything to a MySQL database and then run queries against that.
> It would seem to me, that typical podcasters, who might be using anIt's configured using a .htaccess file so that's per-directory
> Apache-based hosting service, are going to have easier access to
> RAW log
> files versus requesting a module be installed on the box.
> And finally... pardon my ignorance, but in a shared hosting
> environment, how
> will the use of this module work? if it's pumping its data to a
> database/table... won't that essentially record the info for ALL
> who are
> hosted on that box?
Andy Armstrong, hexten.net
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