Philip Hallstrom philip at
Tue Oct 16 22:28:06 MSD 2007

>> Is it possible to send logs to some program instead of file?
>> Documentation
>> ( show only
>> one way (file).
>> Now we use 'access_log  /dev/stdout' in configuration and run nginx via
>> 'nginx | program' - but it is not elegant.
> No, nginx does not support logging to pipe or syslog because of perfomance
> issues. Workarounds are /dev/stdout and mkfifo (but they are slow).

But be sure to read the UPDATE at the bottom...


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