replacing rsyslogd in minimal with journald [was Re: systemd requires HTTP server and serves QR codes]
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Wed Oct 10 18:37:05 UTC 2012
On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 2:32 PM, Lennart Poettering
<mzerqung at 0pointer.de> wrote:
>> Can journalctl send the logs via logwatch?
> Not sure I can parse this, but IIUC you are wondering whether logwatch
> is compatible with the journal. Not to my knowledge, no. But adding this
> should be fairly easy as the output of "journalctl" is a pixel-perfect
> copy of the original format, so where it works on /var/log/messages it
> should simply work on the output of journalctl and all should be good.
> Note however that with the capabilities of the journal it might be
> interesting to add journal support to logwatch that goes beyond mere
> compatibility. For example, tests such as "look for messages which are
> claimed to come from PID xyz but actually came from uvw" and suchlike
> would be really interesting to have. That information is not available
> in the /var/log/messages format however...
So, in other words, all our existing log analysis tools have to be
modified if they are to be of any use in Fedora 18?
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