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Re: replacing sysklogd

Bas Zoetekouw wrote:
> Hi Nathanael!
> You wrote:
>>284914 -- trivial bug in klogd.
>>  I still say we switch to another syslogd implementation and remove
>>  sysklogd entirely.  It's got 4 RC bugs and 99 bugs total, including 34
>>  patches.  Effectively, it's unmaintained, but Joey hasn't orphaned it.
>>  It's a sloppy, screwy codebase, so I can understand if Joey doesn't want
>>  to fix it.  I've been using syslog-ng happily for several years now,
>>  but metalog seems to be a reasonable alternative as well.
> Well, I personally have never had much problems with sysklogd, but I
> agree that syslog-ng is a lot nicer.  I didn't know that it is
> unmaintained upstream though.  
> What are other distributions using?

I don't know what other distribution uses. I use metalog wherever I have
admin rights.


       jak to dobrze, że są oceany - bez nich byłoby jeszcze smutniej

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