Re: Gentoo guys starting a fork of udev
"Andrej N. Gritsenko" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Gergely Nagy has written on Wednesday, 21 November, at 10:29:
>>Matthias Klumpp <email@example.com> writes:
>>> For syslogd, systemd provides journald for those who want to use it,
>>> but the Journal is no dependency of systemd.
>>Wrong. You can't have any recent systemd without the Journal, and
>>'legacy' syslogds are piggybacking on /run/systemd/journal/syslog, where
>>the journal forwards syslog messages to. There's no way around that, you
>>can't turn the journal off.
> Does all that mean I cannot have /var/log/* logs with systemd? If
> it's so then systemd should never come into any server installation at
> the very least.
If you read my mail further, your question is answered there. But I'll
repeat it, for good measures: no, it does not mean that. I only means
that your syslogd of choice is getting its input from
/run/systemd/journal/syslog instead of /dev/log.