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Re: syslog.conf format (Re: SoC: Improve syslogd)

2008/6/10 Martin Schütte <>:
> Christos Zoulas schrieb:
>>> The problem is backwards compatibility. If I change the syntax (from |
>>> to >), lots of configurations would be broken. So I can not do that.
>> Can't you just stat the destination and if it is a fifo and it has | warn
>> for a version or two?
> I would guess Linux users do not want this change, -- because for them "it
> has always been that way"...

Yes, I think this is the real problem. It's quite unfortunate that
these things have split in the past...


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