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New package: syslog-ng-1.6.9-1
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygann <cygwin-announce at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 14:04:07 +0100
- Subject: New package: syslog-ng-1.6.9-1
- Reply-to: The Cygwin Mailing List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
I have uploaded syslog-ng-1.6.9-1.
syslog-ng, as the name shows, is a syslogd replacement, but with new
functionality for the new generation. The original syslogd allows
messages only to be sorted based on priority/facility pairs; syslog-ng
adds the possibility to filter based on message contents using regular
expressions. The new configuration scheme is intuitive and powerful.
Forwarding logs over TCP and remembering all forwarding hops makes it
ideal for firewalled environments.
Please read /usr/share/doc/Cygwin/syslog-ng.README for postinstall
information. I also recommend to visit the /usr/share/doc/syslog-ng/
directory and the man pages "syslog-ng" and "syslog-ng.conf".
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions.
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