time for syslog-ng? (was Re: klogd)

Douglas J Hunley doug at hunley.homeip.net
Fri Jun 1 13:57:08 PDT 2007


On Wednesday 23 May 2007 01:36:02 Greg Schafer wrote:
> Here's a relevant post:
>
> http://linuxfromscratch.org/pipermail/lfs-dev/2005-February/050643.html

But how much of that is still valid? 
With the latest 2.x of syslog-ng, is it still asynchronous? Based my 
experiences and others, I don't think it's a problem anymore.
The argument about chroot is bogus as you need patches for sysklogd to do 
that. It's not 'base functionality' that we're losing.

I guess the comment about simplicity is still valid. But hell, syslog-ng is at 
least actively developed :)

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