[syslog-ng]Re: Backslash-escaped quotes in message strings

Sander syslog-ng@lists.balabit.hu
Sun, 09 Nov 2003 21:23:11 +0100

It might break for people who import log in comma delimited and quote 
enclosed format into databases. Like me at times...
I'd like to be able to choose to escape quotes or not.


On Sun, 09 Nov 2003 17:54:00 +0100, Jos Vos <jos@xos.nl> wrote:

> Hi,
> Earlier I wrote:
>> When a single (') or double (") quote appears in a syslog message,
>> this quote gets escaped with a backslash by syslog-ng, which results
>> in pretty ugly output, different from what the standard Linux
>> sysklogd does (this doesn't change the message).
> I have made a patch (attached) to solve this - at least in my specific
> situation - but the question is: does this maybe break something else?
> Cheers,