[Bug 8326] syslogd: improve duplicate detection

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Tue Sep 15 19:01:28 UTC 2015


--- Comment #2 from Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux at googlemail.com> 2015-09-15 19:01:27 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> The current implementation of ENABLE_FEATURE_SYSLOGD_DUP includes the timestamp
> into the comparison of current and previous log message. Therefore duplicates
> are only detected if they appear in the same second.

This is intended. If a message repeats *occasionally*, say, every 3 seconds,
current code shows it. It suppresses the case when the same message repeats
with high frequency.

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