Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] debian, 2.4x, alsa-0.9.0beta12, ymfpci HOWDID
From: Steve Harris (S.W.Harris_AT_ecs.soton.ac.uk)
Date: Wed Mar 13 2002 - 12:33:16 EET
On Tue, Mar 12, 2002 at 11:09:24 +0100, Jörn Nettingsmeier wrote:
> Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> > While we're talking about the quicktoots page. Is anyone interested in helping me set up the code (php?) for tracking the number of people reading each toot. I think it would be good to provide that info so people can get an idea of how popular some programs are.
> don't do it with php and counter files. i'm doing that on the lad
> pages, and it sucks. it randomly resets every once in a while -
> there seem to be spurious collisions.
Are you using flock (http://uk.php.net/manual/en/function.flock.php)?
> so you would rather want to parse the server logs, which should not
> be too difficult in php when you know what you're looking for.
I wouldn't do that. I don't know how busy the website is, but on my main
site the daily logs are > 50meg. You don't want to parse them more than
you have to.
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