I've made mention of my
syslogd replacement, but since I had nothing else to do today,
I buckled down, wrote (some) documentation and have now officially released
under a modified
GNU GPL license.
It currently supports only Unix and UDP sockets (both unicast and multicast) under IPv4 and IPv6; is compatible with
RFC-3164 (which documents current best practice and isn't a “standard”
per se) but is fully scriptable with
Lua. And because of
that, it's probably easier to configure than
syslog-ng, both of which bend over backwards in trying to
support, via their ever increasingly complex configuration files, all sorts
of wierd logging scena—Oh! Intarwebs back up! Shiny!
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