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Rainer Gerhards
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Open Source Developer and Researcher devoted to logging and parallel programming.
Open Source Developer and Researcher devoted to logging and parallel programming.

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Would creating a simple Linux log file shipper make sense?
I currently think about creating a very basic shipper for log files, but wonder if it really makes sense. I am especially concerned if good tools already exists. Being lazy, I thought I ask for some wisdom from those in the know before investing more time t...

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I just learned that there is a #RELP client for #Oracle databases available.


https://github.com/guardtime/utl_relp

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rsyslog error reporting improved
Rsyslog provides many up-to-the point error messages for config file and operational problems. These immensly help when troubleshooting issues. Unfortunately, many users never see them. The prime reason is that most distros do never log s yslog.* messages a...

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rsyslog's master-candidate branch gone away
Thanks to the new improved CI workflow, we do no longer manually need to do a final check of pull requests. I have used the new system for roughly two weeks now without any problems. Consequently, I have just removed the master-candiate branch from our git ...

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Improvements in CI environment and workflow change
Roughly one and a half year ago we at the rsyslog project started to get serious with CI, that time with travis only. Kudos to Thomas D. "whissi" for suggesting this and helping us to setup the initial system. In aid of CI, we have changed to a purely Pull ...

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rsyslog and liblognorm will switch to libfastjson as replacement for json-c
We have been using json-c for quite a while now and had good success with it. However, recent problem reports and analysis indicate that we need to replace it in the future. Don't get me wrong: json-c is a solid piece of software, but we most probably use i...

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rsyslog release policy issues
The usual end of the year release policy discussion has begun on the rsyslog mailing lis t and I wanted to post some thoughts here for broader audience and easy access in the future. Enjoy ;) Up until ~15 month ago, we released when there was need to. Need ...

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This is a #photosphere download/re-upload test. Google Maps somehow seems to lose location info when this is shared by Google Photos on Android as soon as it is no longer present on local phone memory. Let's see if this propagates into maps. Shown is Malpaís de Guimar on Tenerife island.
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I just switched branches, git master is now v2.
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