[Twisted-Python] Implementing a syslog-deamon ??
m at moshez.org
Thu Jul 10 05:48:33 EDT 2003
On Thu, 10 Jul 2003, "Thomas Weholt \( PRIVAT \)" <2002 at weholt.org> wrote:
> I was wondering if I could implement a fully syslog-compatible
> syslog-deamon/server using Twisted?
Yes it is. Writing a syslog is not extremely hard.
[Note that it will probably constrain your mounting order, since syslog
has to start pretty soon. OTOH, putting /usr/ on a different partition
than / is an obsolete idea, so that shouldn't be a big problem.]
> We need a syslog up and running as soon
> as possible to let our firewall use it, due to some suspicion about hacking
"As soon as possible" and "implement my own" are usually at odds.
> It would help alot of I could implement a syslog-deamon that put data
> sent to it into a database, instead of to a file. The server must be able to
> run on Windows.
Why? What in syslog logs to a a syslog daemon? More importantly, syslog
relies on unix-specific APIs, IIRC, like named pipes or unix domain pipes.
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