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Re: splitting sysklogd

On 29-May-99 Martin Schulze wrote:
> Shaleh wrote:
>> On 28-May-99 Balazs Scheidler wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > 
>> > I would like to propose splitting sysklogd into two parts: syslogd and
>> > klogd. I am the author of an alternative syslogd called syslog-ng, and I
>> > would need klogd's functionalities (e.g. reading kernel log, and
>> > substituting kernel symbols), but will have to conflict the current
>> > syslogd, since two logging daemons cannot run at the same time.
>> > 
>> > Would this be possible?
> I don't like the idea of splitting this package into two parts to only
> contain one binary.  I could think about two different start scripts
> klogd and syslogd instead of sysklogd, though.

One package of klogd and its needs, one for syslogd and its needs.  Why force a
user to install both syslogd and syslogd-ng.  Eventually the -ng may become
more popular.

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