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

Lennart Poettering mzerqung at
Wed Oct 17 12:37:07 UTC 2012

On Tue, 09.10.12 23:24, Lennart Poettering (mzerqung at wrote:

> I am not generally against adding time-based rotation, but really, this
> is much less of a "necessity" than other things the journal provides,
> which syslog does not: for example per-service rate limits, and
> unfakable meta-data for log messages. I mean, really, how can we ship
> a syslog where every random user can fake messages, say they are from a
> privileged process and offer no way how to detect that?

To settle this discussion as well I've now implemented time-based
rotation for the journal as well, and this will also hit F18 soonishly.


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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