Monday, December 03, 2007

rsyslog now part of Fedora 8

Oops... I think I forgot to mention that rsyslog was recently included in Fedora 8. This is an important milestone for the rsyslog project, because it is the first time ever that it appears as the default syslogd in a wide-spread distribution.

Thankfully, a lot of other package maintainers have been found for other distros (I really appreciate your hard work, guys!), but everywhere else rsyslog is "just" an extra. In Fedora 8, it is the default logging daemon. I'd also like to add that Red Hat folks contributed quite a lot to rsyslog, including great testing.

Thanks to everyone who helped make rsyslog this capable. I think its appearance in Fedora 8 is rewarding for all of us!

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