[arch-dev-public] [signoff] syslog-ng 3.2.4-2

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Tue Jun 28 13:24:54 EDT 2011

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 06:08:46PM +0200, Andreas Radke wrote:
> Am Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:33:19 -0400
> schrieb Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com>:
> > syslog-ng 3.2.4-2 is in [testing]. It's a rebuild with the following
> > changes:
> > 
> > * add --enable-systemd flag to ./configure
> > * add upstream patch to fix socket acitvation for systemd
> > * package upstream syslog-ng.service
> > 
> > There should be zero impact for users still on sysvinit.
> > 
> > Signoff both,
> > Dave
> > 
> Maybe I missed some discussion but Arch way usually means to not add 
> more additional features than what is required to support our repo
> packages. Since it's a core repo pkg this policy should be respected.
> Any reason why you are adding systemd support that we don't officially
> support so far?

Note that udev and dbus already have support for systemd. This isn't
anything revolutionary, or else I would have brought it up for
discussion beforehand.

> I see we have systemd in community now but wouldn't be the proper way to
> offer additional foo-systemd packages in community replacing the
> packages from core/extra where needed?

It isn't time just yet, but systemd will eventually move to [extra].
Unless there's some adverse effect on sysvinit setups (at which point,
systemd support is an immediate NACK), I see no reason to duplicate


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