On Sun, 17 Aug 1997, Martin Schulze wrote:
> Christian Schwarz writes:
> > > >There is, somewhere it says that programs should log to
> > > > /var/log/<programname>.log or if they have many log files to
> > > I know that, but my question is: can I use local0 (or another local facility)
> > > for my program? Or should it write directly the logs?
> > What is "local0"? (Never heard of that.)
> You have facilities local0 to local7 reserverd for local means.
Ok. If there are only for "local means", I think we should treat them as
we do "/usr/local": we should leave these for the local sysadmin.
Thus, you should either use log files, or use other syslog "facilities"
(daemon, mail, news, etc.)
-- Christian Schwarz
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