Possible to put logs in a database instead of flat files?

Allan Clark allanc at chickenandporn.com
Mon Jan 26 17:44:55 EST 2009

2009/1/26 Ibrahim Awwal <ibrahim.awwal at gmail.com>

> Hi Pidgin developers,
> This was just a hypothetical idea I had, which I might be interested in
> working on later if I have time. I was just wondering, would it be possible
> for a plugin to put logs in a database (SQL Lite) instead of flat files? I
> don't know if it's just something with my machine but when I try searching
> logs for some people who I have a lot of logs for, pidgin will lock up for a
> while before it finds any results, and I feel like a database might be able
> to speed things up. Again, I might be interested in doing this as a plugin
> if it's possible, and if so I would do more research on how to make
> searching fast because obviously just throwing the data in a database isn't
> so simple. Anyway, thanks for putting out a very nice program and I wanted
> to say that I really appreciate some of the recent blog posts responding to
> user comments from the survey, it was very informative.
> --Ibrahim Awwal

Are you thinking of making a "local" or "loopback" version of
http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/RemoteLogging ?

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