[kwlug-disc] Scripting in Linux and unit.d

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Wed Jan 11 11:58:46 EST 2012

What I meant is that your logging daemon depends on what your
distro/version provides.

For example, on Ubuntu LTS 10.04, rsyslogd is the system logging daemon,
and yes it can stay in place.

But on Ubuntu LTS 8.04 the logging daemon is syslogd, and you don't need to
install rsyslogd to use logrotate.

So, regardless of your daemon, you can use logrotate and a post script,
without having to add something or change something in the chain.

Less software to use = less software to maintain.
Khalid M. Baheyeldin
2bits.com, Inc.
Drupal optimization, development, customization and consulting.
Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability. --  Edsger W.Dijkstra
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. --   Leonardo da Vinci
For every complex problem, there is an answer that is clear, simple, and
wrong." -- H.L. Mencken
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