[syslog-ng-announce] syslog-ng 2.0.7 has been released

devel at balabit.hu devel at balabit.hu
Tue Jan 8 16:20:11 CET 2008

PACKAGE             : syslog-ng
VERSION             : 2.0.7
SUMMARY             : new stable release
DATE                : Jan 8, 2008


  A new stable version of syslog-ng Open Source Edition (2.0.7) has been
  released. For latest fixes in the 2.0.x branch you are recommended to
  upgrade to this version.


        Thu, 03 Jan 2008 07:01:59 +0100

        * Fixed UNIX domain socket destinations on Solaris.
        * Fixed flow-control behaviour for follow-mode source files.
        * Added the "mark" keyword to be an alias of "mark_freq" for
          compatibility with syslog-ng 1.6.
        * Fixed message loss in destination files during configuration
          reloads if syslog-ng is heavily loaded.
        * Fixed a possible segmentation fault in the dns-cache-host() file
          parsing code for improperly formatted host files.
        * Fixed possible "Insufficient buffer space" errors in the STREAMS
        * Fixed the starvation of the timer used to reap unused destination
          files, which could cause some files never to be closed under
          heavy load.
        * Fixed ISO timestamp parsing for timestamps that have no
          timezone information or have a too long fraction of a second
        * Added a workaround for possible deadlocks on /proc/kmsg and
          user terminals.
        * Fixed program name parsing that caused problems for TAG values
          that include the '/' character. This problem was introduced by

        Other changes:
        * The fsync() option was implemented.
        * Added support for file sources that do not exist at startup.
        * Added support the "--persist-file" configuration option.
        * Added support for timestamps used by some LinkSys routers.
        * Added loggen tool to generate syslog messages at the specified


  If you have a binary subscription, you can download the latest binaries


  OR, if you have a platform that is supported by apt-get, use the following
  apt sources to fetch the latest releases:

  Debian GNU/Linux


    deb https://USERNAME:PASSWORD@apt.balabit.com/syslog-ng/open-source/ debian-sarge/syslog-ng-2.0 syslog-ng


    deb https://USERNAME:PASSWORD@apt.balabit.com/syslog-ng/open-source/ debian-etch/syslog-ng-2.0 syslog-ng

  RedHat Enterprise Linux


    rpm https://USERNAME:PASSWORD@apt.balabit.com/syslog-ng/open-source/ rhel-4/syslog-ng-2.0 syslog-ng

  SUSE 10

  SUSE 10.0

    rpm https://USERNAME:PASSWORD@apt.balabit.com/syslog-ng/open-source/ suse-10.0/syslog-ng-2.0 syslog-ng

  SUSE 10.1

    rpm https://USERNAME:PASSWORD@apt.balabit.com/syslog-ng/open-source/ suse-10.1/syslog-ng-2.0 syslog-ng

  HTTP can also be used in the place of HTTPS If your version of apt-get
  does not support the HTTPS protocol. When using plain HTTP,
  the username and password will not be encrypted.


  The latest versions of syslog-ng in source format can be found at:


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