[syslog-ng] Multiple log statements vs If/else

Fabien Wernli wernli at in2p3.fr
Thu May 9 07:18:52 UTC 2019


On Wed, May 08, 2019 at 01:28:46PM +0000, Faine, Mark R. (MSFC-IS40)[NICS] wrote:
> I was thinking about trying to build a configuration specific for an app from a Jinja2 template in Ansible and it seems like to me that if they aren't different it would be easier to do multiple log statements if generated dynamically.

The if/then/else control is much more readable, and I believe it was
implemented for that reason. That being said, you can achieve the same
behaviour with multiple log paths + flags, or embedded log paths and
channels/junctions. Be aware however that in the former, declaration order

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