[syslog-ng-announce] syslog-ng 1.9.5 released

Balazs Scheidler bazsi at balabit.hu
Thu Jul 7 11:57:48 CEST 2005


I'm pleased to announce syslog-ng 1.9.5 a new BETA release in the new
syslog-ng 2.0 branch. 

Here is the NEWS entry:

        Thu, 07 Jul 2005 11:35:25 +0200

        * Documentation updates on new options.
        * Fixed some timezone related problems cleaned up template specific
        * Fixed destination file permission setting problems.
        * Fixed use_time_recvd() handling, added a note to the documentation
        that this option is deprecated.
        * Fixed a destination file fd/memory leak for macro expanded files.
        * Fixed regexp match references in macro expansion. (e.g.
        * Added two new macros: STAMP which formats a timestamp according to
        the ts_format() option, and WEEK which refers to the current week
        * Linking fixes to support more platforms.
        * Changed local hostname detection to use the value of use_fqdn()
        and actually use a fully expanded hostname if that is true.
        * Fixed some configuration file parsing problems which caused user
        identifiers to be recognized as keywords if they had a common
        * Always add fractions of a second if it was received from the
        * Fixed a gcc4 compatibility problem.

Please note that a daily snapshot is available from syslog-ng which might 
contain other, not-yet-released fixes. It is recommended to check these 
snapshots regularly if you are using syslog-ng 1.9.x.


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