[syslog-ng] Difference in version

Scheidler, Bal√°zs balazs.scheidler at balabit.com
Mon May 7 19:42:08 UTC 2018


Hi,

I am not following the functionality side of the discussion, but it might
be interesting that we have docker images also for building syslog-ng not
just running it. And they come with all the tools, libraries needed to
compile syslog-ng.

Actually you can generate the docker image locally as well:

```
$ dbld/rules image-centos7
$ dbld/rules shell-centos7
```

You can also build binaries by using targets like rpm-centos7. For more
information run:

$ dbld/rules help

On May 7, 2018 17:51, "Gergely Nagy" <algernon at balabit.com> wrote:

> >>>>> "Delon" == Delon Lee Di Lun <lee.delon2005 at gmail.com> writes:
>
>     Delon> I am also have some issue compiling some of the modules. E.g.
> --enable-json
>     Delon> I have installed the necessary json rpm packages. Do I have to
> compile the
>     Delon> libraries from source? I can see the lib in /usr/lib64 is there
> something
>     Delon> im missing, do I have to point ./configure to the /usr/lib64
> folder? If so
>     Delon> how do i do it?
>
> You need the development files (typically in a package with a -devel
> postfix). See the `packaging/rhel/syslog-ng.spec` file for a list of
> dependencies (you may not need all of them, if you don't need all the
> modules). The "BuildRequires" lines list the packages you need to
> compile it.
>
> Mind you, if you installed syslog-ng from your distribution, and all you
> want is forward your apache logs from clients to a central server, you
> may not need to compile from source.
>
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