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Re: [alpine-devel] Why does klogd provide logger?

From: Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2014 14:31:32 +0200

On Mon, 7 Jul 2014 21:19:09 -0700
Isaac Dunham <ibid.ag_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I noticed a week or two ago that
> service crond start
> would start klogd and not syslogd; since klogd only logs kernel messages and
> syslogd logs application messages, I decided to investigate.
>
> It appears that both the klogd and syslog services provide logger, but
> syslog needs klogd.
>
> So I'm wondering: shouldn't syslog be the only service providing logger,
> since klogd doesn't listen to applications?

I think you are right. This is a bug.


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Received on Tue Jul 08 2014 - 14:31:32 UTC