Re: [HACKERS] syslog configurable line splitting behavior

2016-03-16 Thread Andreas Karlsson
On 03/16/2016 03:50 AM, Peter Eisentraut wrote: On 3/8/16 9:12 PM, Andreas Karlsson wrote: I have one nitpick: why is one of the variables "true" while the other is "on" in the example? I think both should be "on". #syslog_sequence_numbers = true #syslog_split_lines = on Another possible

Re: [HACKERS] syslog configurable line splitting behavior

2016-03-15 Thread Peter Eisentraut
On 3/8/16 9:12 PM, Andreas Karlsson wrote: > I have one nitpick: why is one of the variables "true" while the other > is "on" in the example? I think both should be "on". > > #syslog_sequence_numbers = true > #syslog_split_lines = on > > Another possible improvement would be to change "Split

Re: [HACKERS] syslog configurable line splitting behavior

2016-03-08 Thread Andreas Karlsson
On 03/09/2016 03:20 AM, Peter Eisentraut wrote: On 3/8/16 9:12 PM, Andreas Karlsson wrote: As someone who uses syslog for my servers I find both of these GUCs useful, especially when used in combination, and I do not think a compile time option like suggest by Alexander would be suitable

Re: [HACKERS] syslog configurable line splitting behavior

2016-03-08 Thread Peter Eisentraut
On 3/8/16 9:12 PM, Andreas Karlsson wrote: > As someone who uses syslog for my servers I find both of these GUCs > useful, especially when used in combination, and I do not think a > compile time option like suggest by Alexander would be suitable > substitute because then I would need a custom

Re: [HACKERS] syslog configurable line splitting behavior

2016-03-08 Thread Peter Eisentraut
On 3/4/16 11:01 AM, Alexander Korotkov wrote: > On Sat, Feb 27, 2016 at 6:49 AM, Peter Eisentraut > wrote: > > Writing log messages to syslog caters to ancient syslog implementations > in two ways: > > - sequence numbers > - line

Re: [HACKERS] syslog configurable line splitting behavior

2016-03-08 Thread Andreas Karlsson
On 02/27/2016 04:49 AM, Peter Eisentraut wrote: So I propose the two attached patches that introduce new configuration Boolean parameters syslog_sequence_numbers and syslog_split_lines that can toggle these behaviors. As someone who uses syslog for my servers I find both of these GUCs useful,

Re: [HACKERS] syslog configurable line splitting behavior

2016-03-04 Thread Alexander Korotkov
On Sat, Feb 27, 2016 at 6:49 AM, Peter Eisentraut wrote: > Writing log messages to syslog caters to ancient syslog implementations > in two ways: > > - sequence numbers > - line splitting > > While these are arguably reasonable defaults, I would like a way to turn > them off,

[HACKERS] syslog configurable line splitting behavior

2016-02-26 Thread Peter Eisentraut
Writing log messages to syslog caters to ancient syslog implementations in two ways: - sequence numbers - line splitting While these are arguably reasonable defaults, I would like a way to turn them off, because they get in the way of doing more interesting things with syslog (e.g., logging