[logs] Re: syslog/tcp (selp)

From: Balazs Scheidler (bazsiat_private)
Date: Thu Jan 09 2003 - 02:07:31 PST

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    On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 10:47:12AM +0100, Rainer Gerhards wrote:
    > > * we should not discuss character sets, we should only state
    > > that the MSG
    > >   part is transmitted 8bit clean
    > Agree. But this still prohibits DBCS, as byte values below 0x20 can
    > occur, especially CRLF. This probably confuses collectors not expecting
    > this. We could solve this with byte-counting, but I am not sure if we go
    > overboard. After all, it should be a very slight addition to
    > syslog/udp...
    maybe we should use a length-prefixed protocol? this would not be an issue
    (I'm speaking against myself as syslog-ng uses '\n' terminated logs and is
    compatible with your spec)
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