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Recommended update for syslog-ng


(Last modified: 25MAY2005)

solutions Recommended update for syslog-ng SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (9c97185db014c6ae35daf5a110520534)

Applies to

Package: syslog-ng
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Patch: patch-10116
Release: 20050525
Obsoletes: none


Everybody using syslog-ng should update.



Problem description

  • workaround to not to interpret parts of log-tags containing spaces as hostname on afunix ($root/dev/log) sources, since the syslog(3) function does not send any hostname. Old behaviour can be restored using the bad_hostname option set explicitly to its default value "^$".


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh syslog-ng.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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