[Udpcast] [PATCH] Syslog use

Ramon Bastiaans bastiaans at sara.nl
Tue Feb 8 08:58:42 CET 2005


And I thought it had been gone and forgotten ;)

Fair enough though, I agree it's only usefull for the standalone version.

Thanks.

Alain Knaff wrote:

>Thanks for your patch. This is now in today's version.
>
>However, due to space constraints, I changed it so that the code is
>only active for the standalone command-line version (for usage on an
>image-server), but not on the embedded (bootable) version, which would
>not have a syslog facility anyways.
>
>Thanks,
>
>Alain
>
>On Friday 15 October 2004 16:49, Ramon Bastiaans wrote:
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>>Hi all,
>>
>>I don't know if this should be applied to the source tree, but perhaps
>>some people will find this patch useful (I know we do).
>>
>>We wanted some additional logging from udpcast to debug our casting
>>sessions, because it seems that the only thing logged to its logfile is
>>messages like this:
>>
>>"Doubling slice size to 1024"
>>
>>We also prefer syslog in stead of the separate file for logging
>>
>>So I wrote this little patch.
>>
>>It logs more information (very usefull for udpcast's running in the
>>background on a image server) and it logs it to syslog.
>>
>>Information being logged:
>>* New connections
>>* Why a cast starts (is min clients reached or max wait passed, etc)
>>* Transfer start (+ what file,pipe,port,if,participants)
>>* Transfer complete
>>* Disconnects
>>
>>See attached .patch
>>
>>Kind regards,
>>
>>--
>>Ramon Bastiaans
>>SARA - Academic Computing Services
>>Kruislaan 415
>>1098 SJ Amsterdam
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>>
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