Re: Bug#435884: ITP: rsyslog -- enhanced multi-threaded syslogd
On Mon, Aug 06, 2007 at 10:22:22PM +0200, SZALAY Attila wrote:
> At first if you poll for an fd in more than one thread you can balance
> the load. (When a thread handle a message another thread can read. Just
> like in spamassassin :)
There's a risk of reordering the messages if subsequent messages may
take different routes within the application (ie a different receiving
thread); even subsequent messages from the same application, if it is
not using TCP.
I wonder if syslog is expected to preserve message order. It could be
> At second there may be more than one destionation or you can connect to
> a database with more than one connection. So it can be parallelable too.
Same potential for reordering here.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>