What are reasonable blockers for making journald the default logger in F19?

Lennart Poettering mzerqung at 0pointer.de
Wed Oct 17 19:34:51 UTC 2012

On Wed, 17.10.12 17:50, Lennart Poettering (mzerqung at 0pointer.de) wrote:

> On Wed, 17.10.12 17:07, Benny Amorsen (benny+usenet at amorsen.dk) wrote:
> > Matthew Miller <mattdm at fedoraproject.org> writes:
> > 
> > > Less critical but important:
> > 
> > A hard link to an easier-to-guess name like logread (used by OpenWRT)?
> Instead of introducing new aliases and ambiguities by introducing yet
> another name that has no relation to the subsystem otherwise (afterall,
> the server-side is called journald, the files are stored in
> /var/log/journal/ and have the suffix .journal, and so on) we should
> really focus on making it easy to discover the new tool, under its right
> name. One way to achieve that should be to provide /var/log/README with
> the appropriate hints, since I assume much more people will look for
> logs in /var/log like it used to be in most of Linux history rather than
> in a tool "logread" that is known by an embedded distro by the name of
> OpenWRT...

To end this bit of the discussion too, I have now added a README that is
installed to /var/log/README and one that ends up in
/etc/rc.d/init.d/README, and should help the user to find the new tool
set. Should hit F18 soon.


Lennart Poettering - Red Hat, Inc.

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