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Re: syslog -> NT event logger mapping

Bruce Edge wrote:
> I think it's great that syslog works under cygwin, but I have a question about
> the events that are logged.
> They all start with:
> "The description for Event ID ( 0 ) in Source ( LCBD ) could not be found. It
> contains the following insertion string(s):"
> [...]
> Is there a way to get rid of the extra garbage at the beginning of the
> message?

Not an easy way I know of. The problem here is the way the syslog is
organized in NT. A part of the syslog entry (and unfortunately the most
important one) is a pointer into a message file which contains the
_real_ log text. The log text which you are interested in is only a sort
of comment. The name of the message file has to be stored in the registry.
You would need an entry there for each application which uses the syslog

However, there _is_ a way but it's work.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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