[syslog-ng] Config file size and performance

ger ger@tinet.ie
Thu, 09 Dec 1999 09:40:56 -0500


> Parsing is not a problem, it's only done at startup. But having a large
> number of "log" statement may degrade performance a bit. The message routing
> part in syslog-ng is not optimized yet.

Thanks for the input - I've decided, based on information kindly provided by
Chris Scheller, to go with the development source tree and use the $HOST macro,
which vastly shortens the config file.

Additionally, thanks for a very useful product :)

Regards, Ger.

Ger Mulcahy, Technical Consultant, Harvard Business School