Bug#998340: Please take over rsyslog init script

Matthew Vernon matthew at debian.org
Fri Nov 5 08:46:12 GMT 2021


On 04/11/2021 17:18, Michael Biebl wrote:

> I haven't made up my mind on this one yet. There are pros and cons.
> If we continue to install rsyslog alongside journald by default, then 
> using imjournal is imho the more logical choice.
> That said, I actually think we should no longer do that to avoid the 
> double on-disk footprint and I'm considering asking for the prio of 
> rsyslog to be lowered to optional in bookworm.
> This also means, users who are going to install rsyslog are more likely 
> the ones who have a specialized setup (like a log collector) where 
> performance matters more. And in this case imuxsock is indeed the better 
> choice. And optimizing the package defaults for such a use case would 
> make sense.

FWIW, the second approach does seem to make sense to me :)



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