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Re: Re: Re: Easy question i'm sure about formatting

by jaco (Pilgrim)
on Apr 06, 2004 at 19:32 UTC ( #343090=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Easy question i'm sure about formatting
in thread Easy question i'm sure about formatting

Now, I'm just going to generate some bunk data to give you the idea. But I think this is what you want.
I've never figured out a good way to make this type of code indent well for readability, so you'll have to deal with that yourself.
my @URI = ("/profileQuery1","/profileQuery2","/profileQuery3"); my @DATE = ("05/Apr/2004:16:33:02", "05/Apr/2004:16:36:31", "05/Apr/20 +04:16:37:48"); my @FILESIZE = ("889","224", "345"); my $i = 0; while($i <= $#URI){ format top = URI DATE Seconds Filesize -------------- -------------------------- ------- ------- . format STDOUT = @<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< @<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< @<<<<<<< @<<<<<<< $URI[$i],$DATE[$i],"1", $FILESIZE[$i] . write; $i++; }

This code outputs

URI                 DATE                   Seconds  Filesize
-------------- --------------------------  -------  --------
/profileQuery1   05/Apr/2004:16:33:02        1        889
/profileQuery2   05/Apr/2004:16:36:31        1        224
/profileQuery3   05/Apr/2004:16:37:48        1        345


And I'm fairly sure that's what you wanted.

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Easy question i'm sure about formatting
by mvam (Acolyte) on Apr 06, 2004 at 21:28 UTC
    actually, Jaco.. you gave me a good idea. i decided to split my form out into a top and STDOUT and it did what i wanted it to do. the only bug i have is that if i do a new URI search w/o exiting the script first, it wont reprint the top of the form again.
Re: Re: Re: Re: Easy question i'm sure about formatting
by mvam (Acolyte) on Apr 06, 2004 at 21:01 UTC
    thats the output format i'm looking for, just that the data is coming from a logfile. the script takes a URI from STDIN and parses the file based upon the fields of each line. so if i typed in: /profileQuery i get these results:
    URI Date Seconds Fil +e Size ----------------- --------------------- ------- --- +------ /profileQuery [06/Apr/2004:13:40:36 0 +893 URI Date Seconds Fil +e Size ----------------- --------------------- ------- --- +------ /profileQuery [06/Apr/2004:13:41:12 0 +867 URI Date Seconds Fil +e Size ----------------- --------------------- ------- --- +------ /profileQuery [06/Apr/2004:13:41:23 0 +883
    while that is ok if there are just a few entries for that URI in the log, not so much if there are several hundred. i found some documentation for the field specifiers.. but those were for Perl 6 and didnt work. here is a snip of the code that looks at the log fields
    while(<DB>) { $Recs = $_; chomp($Recs); ($IP, $Host, $Dash, $Date, $TZ, $Method, $URL, $Pro, $Status, $Tim +e, $Size) = split(' ', $Recs); if($URL eq $SearchFor) { $SuccessCount = $SuccessCount + 1;

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