Hack and / - Chopping Logs

Why wait for your awstats job to finish when you need custom log results now? Check out a quick-and-dirty Perl one-liner that creates speedy tallies from log files and is easy to tweak to suit your particular statistics needs.
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Hi, I think if you replace

agn's picture

Hi,

I think if you replace that regex with a split, it'll be faster.

agn

Typo error in the explanation

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"Once I have matched the IP address in a line and have assigned it to $1, I then use it as a key in a hash I call %v here and increment it ($h{$1}++)."

I think that $h should have been $v (as in the script).