pczanik at fang.fa.gau.hu
Tue Apr 13 09:44:25 UTC 2010
Quick heads up: version 3.1.1 of syslog-ng is now available, which among
other things fixes a problem with pipe(). In 3.X, pipe used 100% CPU,
when a file parameter was used instead of a pipe (as was in the default
2010-04-08 21:06 keltezéssel, Daniel J Walsh írta:
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> On 04/08/2010 10:02 AM, Peter Czanik wrote:
>> I'm helping to upgrade syslog-ng to current version in major Linux
>> distributions. I would like to ask, if you could update syslog-ng to
>> version 3.1. I'm working on the openSUSE version of syslog-ng 3.1 (
>> ), and it is also being upgraded in Debian (
>> http://packages.qa.debian.org/s/syslog-ng.html ) and Gentoo (
>> http://gentoo.linuxhowtos.org/portage/app-admin/syslog-ng ) and Mandriva
>> ( http://sophie.zarb.org/viewrpm/b8182fa1eee109cc655a020a2cb62f5f ).
>> For a complete list of changes, please see:
>> Major changes from the packaging point of view:
>> - addition of new utilities:
> Are these tools executed by init scripts or just by administrators?
>> - apparmor (or SElinux in case of Fedora) needs some extra permissions:
>> /var/run/syslog-ng.ctl rw,
> Is this a sock_file?
>> /var/run/syslog-ng/additional-log-sockets.conf r,
> Why not put syslog-ng.ctl in /var/run/syslog-ng?
>> capability sys_tty_config,
> What other processes need to read/write in these directories or sock_files?
>> Version 3.0 also added SSL support among many other changes, but that
>> can't be enabled on openSUSE (configure arg: --disable-ssl): syslog-ng
>> is in /sbin, openssl libs are in /usr/lib, linking from /usr is not
>> allowed in /, and SSL is not available statically for security reasons.
>> As far as I can see (I have a Fedora 13 snapshot installed in vmware),
>> Fedora has the same problem.
>> Please let me know, if you need any additional help/information to get
>> syslog-ng updated for Fedora.
>> Best regards,
>> Peter Czanik
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