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Collect and Compare Log Statistics using LogJoin

, 22 Oct 2013
The LogJoin tool helps to collect any unstructured data from text files and join it to a simple table representation for easy analysis.
 * Copyright (c) 2013, Yuriy Nelipovich
 * If you find this code useful or in case of any questions, suggestions
 * bug reports, donation, please email me:

using System;
using System.Configuration;
using System.IO;
using System.Linq;
using LogJoin.Config;

namespace LogJoin
    internal class Program
        /// <summary>
        /// Starting point
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="args">The first argument defines DateTime value for input and output file names patterns</param>
        private static void Main(string[] args)
            DateTime date;
            if (args.Length == 0 || args[0] == null || !DateTime.TryParse(args[0], out date))
                date = DateTime.Now;

            var parameters = (Parameters) ConfigurationManager.GetSection("parameters");

            var outputFilePathWithDate = string.Format(parameters.OutputFilePath, date);

            var inputs = parameters.Inputs.Select(
                inputAttrs =>
                        var fileNamePattern = string.Format(inputAttrs.FileNameMask, date);
                                    InputAttrs = inputAttrs,
                                    Input = HandleOperation(
                                        () => new MultilineInput(
                                                           .OrderBy(f => f).ToArray(),
                                        string.Format("Path: {0}; File: {1}", inputAttrs.DirPath, fileNamePattern))

            var sources = inputs.Select(
                input =>
                        var regEx = parameters.BuildRegEx(input.InputAttrs.RegExName);
                        return new Source(input.Input, input.InputAttrs.SourceName,
                                          regEx.Value, regEx.IsMultiline,
                                          input.InputAttrs.KeyNames, input.InputAttrs.ColumnNames);

            using (new AggregatedDisposable(inputs.Select(i => i.Input).ToArray()))
            using (var output =
                    () => new FileStream(outputFilePathWithDate, FileMode.CreateNew, FileAccess.Write),
                    string.Format("File: {0}", outputFilePathWithDate)))
                var exporter = new Join(sources.ToArray(), parameters.OutputValuesDelimiter);


        /// <summary>
        /// Wraps some excepions with context-specific information
        /// </summary>
        /// <typeparam name="T">Type of result</typeparam>
        /// <param name="operation">Operation with expected error</param>
        /// <param name="errorDetails">Operation context information</param>
        /// <returns></returns>
        private static T HandleOperation<T>(Func<T> operation, string errorDetails)
                return operation();
            catch (IOException e)
                throw new IOException(errorDetails, e);
            catch (ArgumentException e)
                throw new ArgumentException(errorDetails, e);

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Yuriy Nelipovich
Software Developer CactusSoft
Belarus Belarus
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