[pve-devel] [PATCH manager] ui: node: system: avoid using 'Syslog'

Esi Y esiy0676+proxmox at gmail.com
Mon Feb 26 11:15:51 CET 2024

Another random find today in man 8 rasdaemon [1], a post Syslogd-only era tool:

> These trace events are logged in /sys/kernel/debug/tracing, reporting them via syslog/journald.

[1] https://manpages.debian.org/testing/rasdaemon/rasdaemon.8

On Fri, Feb 16, 2024 at 10:25:22AM +0100, Dietmar Maurer wrote:
> > while I don't mind (at all!) that that part of the UI/API is labelled syslog (I don't think it's hard to understand that it gives you the system logs of that node, and "syslog" is a bit like "Kleenex" in that regard ;)) - I do have to disagree here ;) journald does a lot more than just collecting syslog(3) messages - it also collects stdout/stderr of systemd-managed services (unless configured in a non-default fashion), messages explicitly sent to it over its own interface (like those by systemd ;)), and messages from the kernel (like dmesg), including the audit subsystem..
> IMHO, those are just Implementation details of systemd init..
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