[syslog-ng] Re: question regarding program name logs

G.W. Haywood ged at jubileegroup.co.uk
Tue Sep 12 12:26:30 CEST 2006

Hi there,

On Tue, 12 Sep 2006 Justin Randall wrote:

> I am currently using Syslog-NG version 2.0rc1.
> I've noticed that sometimes when Syslog-NG is logging messages, it
> prefixes something onto the program name which disrupts filters
> while matching against a program name.  For example, in some logs
> for a program named "foo" I'll see logs in the form of "<15>foo"
> which fail to be matched against a filter of 'program("foo") '.
> This seems to only be noticed on logs which originate from remote
> hosts.
> Could anyone provide an explanation for what is going on with this?

I reported this problem a couple of weeks ago, and Balazs kindly provided
a patch which fixed it.  I imagine the patch is in .rc2, try upgrading.



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