[Gllug] Slightly large httpd request log requires splitting up

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Tue Jul 15 14:36:41 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 03:31:28PM +0100, william pink wrote:
> I have had a bit of a Google but nothing came up as relevant, I have a
> Apache http request log file that is a whopping 17GB because it has not
> been rotated and compressed since it's creation. What I need to do is
> split it up into smaller chunks by date and compress it, Of course some
> sort of shell script would be the ideal solution but with only my basic
> knowledge of shell scripting this would take some considerable time to
> write. Does anyone of know of any scripts or app out there which could do
> this for me?

There's no need for a script: "split -C" does this already.

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