[syslog-ng] syslog-ng 3.2.4 has been released

devel at balabit.hu devel at balabit.hu
Wed May 11 11:50:47 CEST 2011

PACKAGE             : syslog-ng
VERSION             : 3.2.4
SUMMARY             : new stable release
DATE                : May 11, 2011


  A new stable version of syslog-ng Open Source Edition (3.2.4) has been
  released. For latest fixes in the 3.2.x branch you are recommended to
  upgrade to this version.


        Thu, 05 May 2011 23:10:52 +0200


        This maintenance release fixes some looser ends in the last
        published release, 3.2.3.  There's one more important bugfix here,
        which is triggered by PCRE newer than 8.12.

        * Fixed build problems on Solaris & AIX.
        * A bug was found in the pcre implementation for subst(). If the
          "global" flag is specified and pcre returns an error, an infinite
          loop is created, consuming memory in the process. It is triggered
          by PCRE 8.12, but could potentially affect older versions too.
        * Fixed a potential use of uninitialized memory in the configuration
          file parser, no bug was triggered but gcc 4.6 reported it via a

        Other changes:
        * Fixed most (but not all) compilation warnings when compiling with
          gcc 4.6


        syslog-ng is developed as a community project, and as such it relies
        on volunteers, to do the work necessarily to produce syslog-ng.

        Reporting bugs, testing changes, writing code or simply providing
        feedback are all important contributions, so please if you are a
        user of syslog-ng, contribute.

        These people have helped in this release:

          Sandor Geller (Morgan Stanley)
          Balazs Scheidler (BalaBit)
          Micah Anderson
          Jose Oliveira (Fedora)

        Thanks for your efforts, it is appreciated.


  You can download the source or binary packages from:


  The documentation of the syslog-ng Open Source Edition is available in
  The syslog-ng Open Source Edition Administrator's Guide at


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