[arch-dev-public] rsyslog in core+base?
snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 04:54:33 EST 2011
On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 6:53 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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 , especially the summary in comment . 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?
>>>>  https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/12314
>>>>  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. :(
As it seem that syslog-ng will be kept in the repo (at least for the
short term), I'll pushed an updated syslog-ng in testing in the
upcoming days. It will have these changes:
- upstream update to 3.2.2
- fixes for:
FS#22269 - [syslog-ng] Incorrect & duplicate entries /etc/syslog-ng.conf
FS#22153 - [syslog-ng] create /dev/log as a unix-dgram socket
instead of stream
FS#22089 - [syslog-ng] Please install config files in
The package is already done and is running on my system. I'll check if
everything is fine in the next day or two before putting it in
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