When it encounters a difficulty, Polipo will print a friendly message.
The location where these messages go is controlled by the
true, error messages go to the system log
facility given by
logFile is set, it is
the name of a file where all output will accumulate. If
logFile is empty, messages go to the error
output of the process (normally the terminal).
logFile defaults to empty if
false, and to ‘/var/log/polipo’ otherwise. The variable
logSyslog defaults to
defaults to ‘user’.
logFile is set, then the variable
controls the Unix permissions with which the log file will be created if
it doesn’t exist. It defaults to 0640.
The amount of logging is controlled by the variable
Please see the file ‘log.h’ in the Polipo sources for the
possible values of
Keeping extensive logs on your users browsing habits is probably
a serere violation of their privacy. If the variable
is set, then Polipo will scrub most, if not all, private information
from its logs.