syslogd split_escape_and_log()

walter harms wharms at
Wed Jan 12 15:13:57 UTC 2011

Am 12.01.2011 14:35, schrieb Sergey Naumov:
> Hello.
> Does anybody know why syslogd does not split messages before sending
> them to remote machine but do it for local log? Maybe because current
> implementation of syslogd does not consider facility/priority value of
> the messages and send them all?
> I am working on support of remote log in syslog.conf and so I should
> take into consideration fac/prio of every message, so maybe it will be
> better to split messages by '\0' before sending them anywhere?

Actualy i have no idea, but i would move any format issue to the remote server.
Normaly the sender has no idea what the remote server likes so there is no good


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