RE: [logs] Syslog payload format

From: Rainer Gerhards (rgerhardsat_private)
Date: Fri Jan 03 2003 - 09:45:26 PST

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    > So here's a suggestion - why not just make a syslog() client 
    > that can get popped into a shared lib for starters. Have it 
    > log new-style tagged date and time (AND YEAR!) ;) and have a 
    > tag like the one Paul and I used for our "backwards 
    > compatible" syslog messages - we used "SYSLOGMSG" to indicate 
    > "free form stuff."  At least that way the important tags can 
    > get defaulted and passed through, and we also know what 
    > applications are producing old-style logs so they can 
    > eventually be eradicated.
    Excellent - I would go for this route. Should also be a fairly easy
    ... once we have defined the actual on the wire format ;)
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