[syslog-ng] Simple Doubt

Tom Le dottom at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 06:31:33 CEST 2007

On 6/5/07, Alexander Clouter <ac56 at soas.ac.uk> wrote:
> If you are logging to a file and having Perl munch on a log file you can
> remove the perl script and pipe from the whole works.  syslog-ng can be
> configured to read in directly a log file; it effectively does a 'tail -f'
> on
> the file.

Except for cases where you need the Perl script to post-process the log file
to produce a normalized or custom syslog message format.
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