[systemd-devel] systemd log entries
"Jóhann B. Guðmundsson"
johannbg at gmail.com
Sun Dec 21 09:35:42 PST 2014
On 12/21/2014 03:24 PM, Peter Sztanojev wrote:
> it is not "in" the journal
Not only do I get duplicated reference I also get better reference from
the systemd-logind.service unit itself and it's status output then I got
from that message in the journal.
Dec 21 15:13:25 localhost.localdomain systemd-logind: New seat seat0.
Dec 21 15:13:25 localhost.localdomain systemd-logind: New session
c1 of user gdm.
Dec 21 15:13:32 localhost.localdomain systemd-logind: New session 1
of user johannbg.
Dec 21 15:13:52 localhost.localdomain systemd-logind: Removed
And there is no reference to what "c1" actually means in the upstream
documentation and advertising the mailinglist as an "support" is
somewhat questionable as well.
We all know that opensource communities only provide "best effort" so on
top of well advertising "support" in the first place where effectively
exist none, are people supposed to change those line and reference to
their support page if they are companies like Red Hat or Suse who can
and do provide support?
On top of that each of those msg implemented should be pointing to it's
Not some random upstream documentation ( you kinda have to use the docs
line in units if you are going down that road do you not? )
I think we need to rework/rethinks how this has been implemented in
systemd and go through the effort of actually creating a catalog and
provide each msg with it's own msg ID.
And arguable we should be limiting this to error msg only since this is
not particular helpful now is it/?/
This feels like we have started to provided to much information for that
information to be useful to anyone.
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