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Re: rsyslog is in F8



seth vidal wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-07-18 at 12:20 +0200, Peter Vrabec wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>>
>> rsyslog was just built in rawhide.
>>
>> It obsoletes sysklogd, so sysklogd in not running anymore and is erased
>> after update. Note, that rsyslog won't start automatically. You need to
>> do #service rsyslog start,(or restart the box). This problem should be
>> solved by anaconda during upgrade from FC->F8.
>>
>> sysklogd config files syslog.conf, sysconfig/syslog are renamed to
>> rsyslog.conf, sysconfig/rsyslog and used by rsyslog. logrotate.d/syslog
>> is replaced.
>>
>>
> 
> I was looking at the package of rsyslog: why do you apply a patch to
> rename the daemons from syslogd and klogd to 'rklogd' and 'rsyslogd'? If
> sysklogd is being replaced by the obsoletes in this package - why name
> this one differently?
because package name is rsyslog. The patch will be excluded in next
release, since it was accepted by upstream.

> 
> And have your patches made it upstream? I'm not sure why we should have
> any patches applied to it, at all, in fedora. Rainer has been extremely
> responsive in getting things corrected.
> 
> Finally, we have to have the daemon auto-start. People will 'yum update'
> from f7 to f8 and in the scenario you've provided they will not have a
> running syslog daemon in the vast majority of the cases. That's a
> problem.
> 
> -sv
> 
> 


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