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Old 02-10-2008
Need Help with awk and arrays

now its owkring - thanks fo rthe help all .

Last edited by fusionX; 02-20-2008 at 01:03 AM.. Reason: changed.
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Old 02-10-2008
what exactly have you tried so far?
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Old 02-10-2008
Arrays in awk (and php) are purely associative. So you can say


Getting the busiest date and hour pretty much requires perl, but it's possible to do in gawk and maybe nawk. You'll need the mktime function in the least. It's ugly and you need to populate the full months table and some additional parsing.

BEGIN { m["Jan"]="01"; m["Feb"]="02"; } # and so on for all months

# split time field into numbers and letters
# construct timestamp into internal unix representation
ts=mktime( lt[4] " " m[lt[3]] " " lt[2]  " " lt[5]  " " lt[6]  " " lt[7]  " " lt[8]); 
# you don't care about minutes and seconds, so just replace lt[7] and lt[6] with 0's. You could make *two* timestamps -- one for just the days (hours 0'd out) and another for just the hours (always Jan-1-1970, but with the hour filled in).

# bump count for this ip address

END { 
  # find busiest day
  frequency=-1; busiest=-1;
  for (d in day) {
   if (day[d] > frequency) {
  print "busiest day: " busiest " hit " frequency " times";

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Old 02-10-2008
So far !

done - thanks for the help ! Smilie

Last edited by fusionX; 02-20-2008 at 01:04 AM.. Reason: done.
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Old 02-10-2008
check out what I had tried....
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Old 02-10-2008

la la la la la la - Smilie its owkring now.

Last edited by fusionX; 02-20-2008 at 01:04 AM.. Reason: working
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Old 02-11-2008
Originally Posted by fusionX
I only get this output with your code:Smilie
busiest day: -1 hits 1 times.
First, finish filling out the months table in the BEGIN block. Second, the time-zone doesn't correctly get registered. Replace lt[8] with $5. Third, feel free to insert "print" statements to get some debugging output. I saw only a few lines of the log file, and I tested my code only against those liens.
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