Subject: Re: RFC: enhancement to syslogd - always printing local time
To: Pavel Cahyna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
Date: 01/15/2006 23:51:45
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On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 11:09:33PM +0100, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
| syslogd has currently an undocumented feature - if it does not recognize
| the timestamp field in the received message, it generates it, based on =
| local time.
| I would like to optionally generate timestamp field for all messages
| received from network, regardless of validity of the timestamp field.
| I expect that such a feature can be generally useful, especially for the
| first reason. (Devices that don't keep time properly must be quite comm=
| So here is a patch which implements a -T option, causing syslogd to
| generate a timestamp field for all messages received over the network.
| Is it worth integrating in NetBSD sources?
I like the idea.
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