Enable persistent systemd-journal by default?

Daniel Nicoletti dantti12 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 12 09:25:48 EST 2014


I'd remove rsyslog from the default install,
if one really needs it he knows how to do it ;)

2014/1/11 Matthias Klumpp <matthias at tenstral.net>:
> Hi!
> Right now, Tanglu is using the systemd journal in a non-peristent
> mode, meaning that stuff is logged into a directory in /run to be
> available for journalctl and systemctl status etc.
> After Jon's post, suggesting to demote rsyslog to a recommended
> package because Tanglu could use journal, I was asking myself if we
> should enable the journal by default and make rsyslog a recommends in
> tanglu-standard.
> By doing that, we would get persistent journald logging, as well as
> traditional syslog-logging. We could also go the Fedora way and remove
> rsyslog from the default install.
>
> References:
>  - Fedora Features page for journald switch:
>       https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/systemd-journal
>  - Introduction to using the journal (with rationale for it):
>       http://0pointer.de/blog/projects/journalctl.html
>       http://0pointer.de/blog/projects/systemctl-journal.html
>  - Short summary on how to use the journal:
>       https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/systemd#Journal
>
> What do you think?
>
>  --- Matthias
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