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Subject: Re: [boost] [log] Review-ready version in the Vault
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-16 12:51:34

Darryl Green wrote:

>>> A useful RFC3164 sender capability would seem to require only the
>>> development of a sink able to format messages in accordance with
>>> RFC3164 and send them over UDP.
>> ... or TCP. And, perhaps, with an encryption layer.
> What logging standard/spec/protocol/system are you refering to? There is
> no such facility for syslog. There is no such facility in RFC3164.
> Nobody has asked for it. TCP for log messages is a bad idea.

It certainly will be asked for, eventually.

> Don't send
> syslog over insecure channels. Use IPSec.

The point is not only in security, but also in delivery reliability and
order. UDP doesn't provide that.

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