Author image Philippe M. Chiasson

NAME

Apache2::Tail - mod_perl handler to display the error_log

SYNOPSIS

  PerlModule Apache2::Tail
  <Location /tail>
    SetHandler  modperl
    PerlHandler Apache2::Tail

    [PerlSetVar Apache2::Tail::ErrorLog /some/other/log/file]
    [PerlSetVar Apache2::Tail::CSS /css/mystyle.css]
    [PerlSetVar Apache2::Tail::Count 100]

    Order deny,allow
    allow from 127.0.0.0/8
    deny from all
  </Location>

DESCRIPTION

Simple mod_perl handler that displays a pretty html version of the error_log.

OPTIONS

These options can be configured with PerlSetVar

  • Apache2::Tail::ErrorLog

    The file to display, defaults to the current VirtualHost's error_log

  • Apache2::Tail::Count

    The default maximum number of lines to display. Defaults to 50, but can also be overriden at request time with the ?n= query parameter

  • Apache2::Tail::CSS

    The URL to an alternate sylesheet, defaults to some built-in defaults

INTERNAL DOCUMENTATION

Quick summary of the internal APIs for anybody interested in subclassing Apache2::Tail.

handler($class, $r)

The main handler, responsible for processing the request

error_log($class, $r)

Must return the full path to the file that needs tailing

prints the HTML header up to and including the <body> tag

prints the HTML footer closing the <body> tag

tail_cnt($class, $r)

returns the maximum number of lines to tail for this request.

style($class, $r)

returns the CSS content for the page

AUTHOR

Philippe M. Chiasson <gozer@cpan.org>

ARTWORK

Tara Gibbs <tarag@activestate.com>

REPOSITORY

http://svn.ectoplasm.org/projects/perl/Apache2-Tail/trunk/

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2007 by Philippe M. Chiasson <gozer@cpan.org>.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

See http://www.perl.com/perl/misc/Artistic.html