[syslog-ng] RFC: incubator is to be discontinued
peter.czanik at balabit.com
Mon Aug 14 13:01:48 UTC 2017
Addig one more CC: Laci, who worked on ZMQ. As there are occasional reuests
about ZMQ I'd be glad, if ZMQ did not bit rot.
Peter Czanik (CzP) <peter.czanik at balabit.com>
Balabit / syslog-ng upstream
On Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 9:42 PM, Czanik, Péter <peter.czanik at balabit.com>
> As far as I can see, the kafka-c module is definitely in active use. I
> added Pyr -- the original author of the kafka module -- on CC.
> In addition I see once in a while that people are asking about grok and
> zmq. On the other hand I'm not sure how much functional these modules are
> (AFAIR the the source part of the ZMQ module was never really finished) and
> the grok module builds on a C library which is not actively maintained for
> many years.
> I don't recall people mentioning any of the other modules recently.
> Peter Czanik (CzP) <peter.czanik at balabit.com>
> Balabit / syslog-ng upstream
> On Sun, Jul 30, 2017 at 7:40 PM, Scheidler, Balázs <
> balazs.scheidler at balabit.com> wrote:
>> We had a discussion with our Debian maintainer about the fate of
>> syslog-ng-incubator. For those of you who don't know, it is a set of
>> syslog-ng modules not integrated to syslog-ng master for one reason or
>> It is available from here:
>> The problem with this repository is that it is not really maintained,
>> causing compilation and functionality issues down the line.
>> So our opinion is to go ahead and integrate stuff that can be brough up
>> to speed. Once we've done what we could, we would discontinue the incubator
>> Please speak up now, if you disagree, but please also be ready to help us
>> out in maintenance in that case.
>> If there are no disagreements in the following week, we would start to
>> phasing out the incubator.
>> We welcome volunteers to:
>> 1) migrate code, OR
>> 2) help with testing
>> If you are the user of any of those plugins, letting us know at this
>> point also helps making sure that no functionality is lost.
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