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