replacing rsyslogd in minimal with journald [was Re: systemd requires HTTP server and serves QR codes]

Björn Persson bjorn at xn--rombobjrn-67a.se
Wed Oct 10 10:00:41 UTC 2012


Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> I checked out the code, and it does seem as if the format is intended
> to be backwards compatible.  It uses a set of filesystem-like
> "compatible" and "incompatible" flags, so presumably a sufficiently
> recent journalctl would be able to read any previous version of the
> binary file format.

So if my Fedora box won't boot, and I take the disk out and mount it in 
a CentOS box, I might not be able to read the log because journalctl in 
CentOS might be too old? Not fun.

Björn Persson



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