Monday, July 04, 2005

More on syslog message size...

Coincidently, I ran into a thread on syslog.org (see 6th post). As it looks, there are also some other folks who are not overly happy with the 1k restriction of syslog. BTW: did I mention that I, too, need more than 1k as soon as I need to deal with Windows Event Logs? Actually, I am doing a number of eventlog-to-syslog products and the event log is always very verbose. So it is often hard to get the message into 1k. This is the main reason why our Windows software products initally supported large size messages. As we now see, there are other good reasons, too :-)

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