Re: Bug#435884: ITP: rsyslog -- enhanced multi-threaded syslogd
* Pierre Habouzit:
> On Mon, Aug 06, 2007 at 08:15:58AM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 05, 2007 at 10:25:34PM +0200, SZALAY Attila wrote:
>> > And I think that the real question is that there is place in Debian for
>> > a multithread/process system logging daemon (against the singlethread
>> > ones) or not. And I think that this dispute is onlt theoretical. :)
>> My original question was why you would mention multi-threaded in the
>> short description of rsyslog?
> To scare people away.
Reality check, please. Many non-multithreaded programs suffer from
concurrency issues as well. In fact, it's easier to handle signals
such as SIGHUP from a multi-threaded program because signal handling
is inherently concurrent.