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

Lennart Poettering mzerqung at
Wed Oct 10 18:26:14 UTC 2012

On Wed, 10.10.12 14:16, Seth Vidal (skvidal at wrote:

> >On Tue, 09.10.12 22:30, Simo Sorce (simo at wrote:
> >
> >>>>logrotate has time based policies for very good reasons.
> >>>
> >>>Yeah, because Unix doesn't really allow much else...
> >>>
> >>Oh come on, stop bashing unix, logrotate could certainly grow a size
> >>checking policy if people felt the need, unix is not holding you back,
> >>in fact you are building this stuff on a unix-like system.
> >
> >Ah, Unix cron can start things based on disk space changes? Interesting,
> >I wasn't aware of that. I thought it only could start logrotate by time,
> >not by disk space changes...
> yum info incron
> Description : This program is an "inotify cron" system.
>             : It consists of a daemon and a table manipulator.
>             : You can use it a similar way as the regular cron.
>             : The difference is that the inotify cron handles
>             : filesystem events rather than time periods.

And rsyslog pulls that in? I wasn't aware of that. I am learning new
stuff every day...


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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