[systemd-devel] systemd-logger and external syslog daemon
mbiebl at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 23:18:39 PDT 2011
2011/3/16 Lennart Poettering <lennart at poettering.net>:
> On Sat, 12.03.11 16:31, Andrey Borzenkov (arvidjaar at mail.ru) wrote:
>> Attached patch preserves full syslog facility marker and simply emits
>> it back. So userspace is free to feed any facility it deems
>> appropriate, not only LOG_USER.
> This is a good approach. Kay has independently prepped a patch for this
> now and it is already on its way into the kernel. It is hence very
> likely that pretty soon there's no reason anymore to strip the facility
> from the log messages before echoing them into /proc/kmsg.
> As soon as that patch is in the standard kernel I'll fix systemd to no
> longer strip the facility. Kay will do the same for udev. And Harald
> hopefully for Dracut too. And then all messages should contain the same
> amount of information regardless which way the took to the syslog
> daemon: directly via the /dev/log socket, or indirectly via the kmsg queue.
What happens if you run udev/dracut/systemd on a kernel without this patch?
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