[rsyslog] rsyslog 3.13.0-dev0 released

Michael Biebl mbiebl at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 20:04:18 CEST 2008


2008/3/31, Michael Biebl <mbiebl at gmail.com>:
> 2008/3/31, Florian Riedl <friedl at hq.adiscon.com>:
>
> > Hi all,
>  >
>  >  I have just release rsyslog 3.13.0-dev0, which will hopefully become the
>  >  next stable release by mid-week.
>  >
>  >  It fixes two bugs, one is a potential segfault in the syslog/plain tcp
>  >  receiver. The other one is removal of some debug instrumentation that
>  >  accidently made it into 3.12.5. There is also a new ./configure option
>  >  (--enable/disable-rsyslogd) which permits to build just specific plugins
>
>
> Hm, the default of enable_rsyslogd should imho be "yes"
>
>
>  >  without the main binary. This has been added to support source-based
>  >  packaging systems (like in FreeBSD). This is also a test for one
>  >  potential new versioning scheme.
>
>
> I don't see the use case yet. Why would someone want to build the
>  plugins without the rsyslogd binary? Does it actually work if you mix
>  different versions of plugins and rsyslogd?
>  If someone is interested in only a specific plugin, why not use "make
>  -C plugins/foo"?

Forgot to add: If you intend to build rsyslogd and rfc3195d
conditionally, the corresponding man pages should also be installed
conditionally.

Cheers,
Michael

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