Can't remote log this Xorg.0.log in the rsyslog way.
xorg at robsfreespace.com
Wed Jun 9 04:31:25 PDT 2010
Does my take on what I've been finding in the scripts under /etc/X11 and
/usr/bin/x* /usr/bin/X11 seem right - syslogd/rsyslogd is cut out of the
logging picture by those scripts writing to it's log file directly?
Is there an easy way for me to get it to use rsyslog? I don't want to
have to resort to:
rob at some-system:~$ tail -f /var/log/Xorg.0.log | netcat
log-listener.local 514 -q -u
Partly because it puts extra linefeeds after each message and partly
because it seems wrong to me I can't put "Xorg.* @log-listener.local" in
/etc/rsyslog.conf (or a file in /etc/ryslog.d/) to easily do this.
(If anyone was watching my earlier convo with Brian, I think I
accidentally sent him an answer (that doesn't really relate to xorg
anyway) a few minutes ago - meant to Cc list though, can't see it in my
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