[zeromq-dev] note on zlog.c & syslog_async

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Thu May 1 16:21:48 CEST 2014


Good point. The syslog protocol is simple enough that we can
reimplement it using ZMQ_STREAM sockets IMO. I'll make an issue in
zbroker, which is the current user for this class.

On Thu, May 1, 2014 at 4:09 PM, Michael Haberler <mail17 at mah.priv.at> wrote:
> I notice zlog.c was added to czmq recently
>
> in the machinekit project we used syslog from a cyclic process which at times generates log messages in short succession, but should not block on syslog()
>
> we had all sorts of problems with blocking, funny hangs in futex calls and whatnot with syslog
>
> we got rid of them for good by replacing syslog by syslog_async :
>
> http://thekelleys.org.uk/syslog-async/READ-ME
> license is GPL2/GPL3 only
> see also: http://lists.sip-router.org/pipermail/users/2008-October/020101.html
>
> - Michael
>
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