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

From: Natanael Copa <>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:55:47 +0200

On Mon, 7 Jul 2014 21:19:09 -0700
Isaac Dunham <> 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 pushed a fix to edge, busybox-initscript-2.2-r21. could you please
verify that it works as expected?



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