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Re: [opensuse-factory] rsyslog
  • From: Stephan Kulow <coolo@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2009 11:32:07 +0100
  • Message-id: <200911161132.07691.coolo@xxxxxxxxxx>
Am Montag 16 November 2009 schrieb Per Jessen:
Carlos E. R. wrote:
Hi,

I just noticed that 11.2 uses rsyslog instead of syslog-ng that was
used previously. What is the advantage?

I wouldn't mind knowing the reasons for this change - it doesn't seem to
be something that was discussed a lot, yet it is quite significant.

You're free to stay with syslog-ng, but for new users rsyslog is the better
choice:
- debian and fedora use rsyslog too, users coming from there will know the
config format
- rsyslog doesn't require wild hacks to improve boot time - it just works

Most of the other reasons are already listed in the thread.

Greetings, Stpehan
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