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The Journal - a proposed syslog replacement
Posted Nov 23, 2011 10:09 UTC (Wed) by mpr22 (subscriber, #60784)
A quick look at /var/log/syslog on my desktop Ubuntu box suggests that this turns out to only partly be the case. There are several programs (at a minimum: acpid, NetworkManager, modem-manager, dhcpd), which do not have a PID in their syslog messages.
Posted Nov 23, 2011 21:40 UTC (Wed) by ziggyfish (guest, #81547)
Posted Nov 23, 2011 23:31 UTC (Wed) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
However,fixing this doesn't require making changes that are nearly this drastic.
systemd is already planning to create a new container for each application (with cgroups, etc), have it create a new filesystem namespace as well with a different /dev/log and the existing modern syslog daemons (rsyslog and syslog-ng) can record which container the log came from.
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