[syslog-ng] [patch] new feature for file destination: persistent symlinks

a.biardi at tiscali.it a.biardi at tiscali.it
Mon Dec 6 17:35:13 UTC 2021

On Sun, 5 Dec 2021 09:35:25 -0800, Evan Rempel <erempel at uvic.ca> wrote:

> Perhaps the symbolic link name can also permit macros, so for a 
> destination that is partially time based and host/program based you
> can have a specific symlink.
> For example:
> Destination name $HOST.$YEAR.$MONTH.$DAY.$HOUR
> Symblic link       $HOST.latest
> Just thinking out loud.
> Evan

Hi Evan,

Thanks for the suggestion, hadn't thought of that.

Not sure if there's a usecase for that kind of setup, it definitely is
outside the scope of my proposal and probably beyond my abilities as
well -- I'll leave that for others to decide.


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