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Re: Updating syslog(3), syslogd(8) to support RFC-5424
On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 07:43:51PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 08:19:19AM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> > Personally, I think message bodies should be encoding-agnostic octet
> > strings, not character strings at all as far as syslog(3) and syslog(8)
> > are concerned; I'd just remove the "c &= 0177".
> I presume something else stop control characters and escape sequences
> being sent to the console (and other terminals).
And what do you do about NUL? If we're talking about real (not Modified)
UTF-8, now we're going to have 0x0 in the syslog output, which will probably
break all kinds of assumptions on the part of things that currently try
to parse it.
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