[arch-dev-public] syslog-ng package
allan at archlinux.org
Wed Jan 5 21:01:21 EST 2011
On 04/01/11 05:22, Eric Bélanger wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 7:03 PM, Allan McRae<allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Anyone want to spend some time cleaning up the syslog-ng package?
>> Technically Aaron is the maintainer, but I have been updating it for the
>> last few releases given he does not do much packaging lately. There are a
>> few bugs open for it at the moment that I could blindly fix, but it would be
>> better if someone more familiar with the package took a stab at it.
> There is also a 2 year old feature request in the bugtracker to
> replace syslog-ng by rsyslog (currently in community repo):
> Maybe it would be better if someone interested in that stuff would
> read the comments and relevant informations to get a list of pros and
> cons. So he could start a discussion about whether we should make the
> switch or not. If we decide to replace syslog-ng by rsyslog, then we
> would kill two birds with one stone by implementing the feature
> request and getting rid of the syslog-ng bug reports at the same time.
Good point. Anyone want to take a look at syslog-ng vs rsyslog?
FWIW, our friends over at Arch Server have taken the step of having
rsyslog in their 'base' group.
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