Convert Squid unixtime logs in human-readable ones

perl -p -e 's/^([0-9]*)/"[".localtime($1)."]"/e' < /var/log/squid/access.log
On-the-fly conversion of Unix Time to human-readable in Squid's access.log
Sample Output
~]# tail -f /var/log/squid/access.log
1277196149.904   1447 TCP_MISS/302 1660 POST username
1277196150.864    961 TCP_MISS/200 25943 GET username

~]# tail -f /var/log/squid/access.log | perl -p -e 's/^([0-9]*)/"[".localtime($1)."]"/e'
[Tue Jun 22 10:36:34 2010].304   1365 TCP_MISS/200 3086 GET username
[Tue Jun 22 10:39:12 2010].097    615 TCP_MISS/200 1167 POST username

2010-06-22 08:42:40

What Others Think

Looking for this explanation long time ago!! nice
sadamn · 119 weeks and 2 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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