[systemd-devel] Make journalctl start at the end of the journal by default

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Mon Aug 18 06:29:15 PDT 2014

On Mon, 18.08.14 16:02, Philippe De Swert (philippedeswert at gmail.com) wrote:

> The point is that I think that -a should be default. I can't think of any reason 
> to have truncated and mangled logs by default. As it too often happens that you 
> forget to add the flag as I just explained, you end up to have do all the 
> searching again due to the interesting bit of the log being
> cut/truncated.

SInce a longer time lines are not truncated anymore, unless your pager
does it. But less doesn't, you can just scroll to the right... And if
you disable the pager, we won't either...


Lennart Poettering, Red Hat

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