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bug in systemd interacts badly with rsyslog 7.4
Posted Jun 14, 2013 20:58 UTC (Fri) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
Posted Jun 15, 2013 3:18 UTC (Sat) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
But when you start doing complex things with the logs, it's not uncommon to bump into a reason to upgrade, if for no other reason than you ask for help with something and the normal reaction of "are you on a current version" comes back.
It's nowhere close to being a large percentage of users or machines, but it's far from uncommon.
Posted Jun 15, 2013 3:25 UTC (Sat) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
Posted Jun 15, 2013 4:12 UTC (Sat) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
But as someone who spends a significant amount of time answering rsyslog questions, there are a lot of people running RedHat (and the ancient versions provided with it) that ask the upstream mailing list directly. It's entirely possible that there are even more questions that RedHat is fielding, but quite a few are bypassing them.
As I say, not really important
Posted Jun 15, 2013 4:36 UTC (Sat) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
Posted Jun 15, 2013 7:44 UTC (Sat) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
it doesn't help than RHEL 5 is still using rsyslog 3.x by default (although with 5.9 or so I heard they added a 5.x package as an option), even RHEL 6 is only shipping 5.x
they aren't the only distros way behind. Ubuntu 13.04 is still on 5.x for example.
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