Apache 2.4 introduced sub-second granularity for log timestamps, so you can do things like

LogFormat "%{%d/%b/%Y %T}t.%{msec_frac}t %{%z}t [...]

As far as I can tell, this feature is not available natively in Apache 2.2. We're not ready to upgrade to 2.4 yet, but I'd still like to have granular timestamps.

Is there a way of getting this functionality in Apache 2.2?


The documentation says this feature should exists in apache 2.2

%{format}t  | The time, in the form given by format, which should be in strftime(3) format. (potentially localized)

take a look at http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_log_config.html.

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  • But, as I read it, nothing in strftime suggests it offers sub-second timing. – MadHatter Mar 19 '14 at 8:09
  • both documentations talk about strftime(3) formatation, so they should support the same tokens. maybe you should simply try it in apache 2.2. – Radon8472 Mar 19 '14 at 8:15
  • The Apache 2.4 docs say 'In addition to the formats supported by strftime(3), the following format tokens are supported:', and goes on to list msec_frac. – Flup Mar 19 '14 at 8:16

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