[arch-dev-public] rsyslog in core+base?

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Tue Feb 1 06:53:37 EST 2011

Am 26.01.2011 23:34, schrieb Allan McRae:
> On 27/01/11 07:39, Thomas Bächler wrote:
>> Am 26.01.2011 21:34, schrieb Thomas Bächler:
>>> Please have a look at [1], especially the summary in comment [2]. I'd
>>> like to know if anyone wants to maintain rsyslog in core as the new
>>> default. We would not add replaces= and move syslog-ng to extra, so this
>>> will only affect fresh installations.
>>> Anyone interested?
>>> [1] https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/12314
>>> [2] https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/12314#comment71370
>> Okay, there is another comment from a syslog-ng-affiliated guy, which
>> makes me re-reconsider. I'd really like some input on this.
> The arguments for and against both of these will get us nowhere in
> making a decision.   They are both good system loggers and obviously
> there is relatively little to make one stand out over the other.
> So I vote for including whichever one that an active developer puts
> their hand up to maintain...  At the moment, we do not have one for
> either package that I know of.

On the bugtracker, people still argue for and against syslog-ng. I am
inclined to say we shouldn't take action here and leave syslog-ng where
it is. It should be maintained though. :(

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