Wednesday, December 05, 2007

update on rsyslog changes

I have been a bit lazy in posting my recent rsyslog changes. This is because there was a lot of fine-tuning as well as design work. I also fear that I probably have forgotten to log a few less important changes. Nevertheless, the log should still provide you with a good idea of what's going on. If I do not get any more last minute nits, the 1.20.0 release can hopefully be released either tomorrow or on Friday.

Here are the changes now:

2007-11-27
- got new dev environment on Fedora 8 x64 up and running
- reviewed calls to MsgDestruct() - re-confirmed that there are no
double frees.
- moved syslog PRI code tables to msg.c as this is the only place where
they are still needed

2007-12-03
- adding sur5r's postgres module - many thanks for providing it!
- added Bartosz Kuzma patches for better compatibility with NetBSD - many
thanks for them!
- disabled GSS-API in configure.ac, as support for it is not yet complete
(Peter Vrabec told me to hold it until a further patch)
2007-12-04
- released 1.20.0 preview (via mailing list only, waiting on feedback)
2007-12-05
- applied patch from Bartosz Kuzma and Michael Biebl to fix compilation
problem on NetBSD (it is missing the -ldl lib, even though it provides
dlopen()).

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