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Bug#1023596: bookworm: document changes in default rsyslog configuration

Package: release-notes
Severity: normal

The rsyslog configuration changed significantly in bookworm.
Copying the relevant parts from the changelog:

rsyslog (8.2210.0-3) unstable; urgency=medium

  * Stop splitting up mail.*
    This avoids having mail related messages duplicated in mail.log and
    mail.{info,warn,err}. (Closes: #508376)
  * Drop catch-all log files /var/log/{messages,debug}
    Avoid unnecessary duplication as those log messages end up in
    /var/log/syslog anyway. (Closes: #580552)
  * Stop splitting lpr facility into its own log file.
    The default printing system CUPS is not using this facility so its
    basically unused nowadays.
  * Stop splitting daemon facility into its own log file.
    The daemon facility is too vaguely defined to be really useful and since
    those log messages end up in /var/log/syslog anyway, stop duplicating
  * Split cron facility into its own log file /var/log/cron.log.
    The cron facility is widely used and limited enough in scope to have it
    split out separately. (Closes: #625483)
  * Update comments in rsyslog.conf
  * Enable high precision timestamps with timezone information.
    Use the default rsyslog file format, which provides several benefits
    - sortable
    - time zone information
    - sub-second time resolution
    (Closes: #475303)

 -- Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org>  Sat, 29 Oct 2022 22:54:41 +0200

Assuming there is no huge backlash regarding those changes and they will
stay as-is, they should probably be documented in the release notes.


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