[Openswan Users] Question about plutostderrlog

Nick Howitt n1ck.h0w1tt at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 15:27:52 EDT 2011


Ping - if I'm reading the git log correctly



On 12/07/2011 03:50, Paul Wouters wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Jul 2011, Nick Howitt wrote:
>> In order to de-clutter my /var/log/secure I tried to remove the pluto
>> messages from this file by setting plutostderrlog=/var/log/pluto. While
>> this works in that the log is redirected to /var/log/pluto there is no
>> date or timestamp in the log making it rather less useful. There was a
>> post to the list in 2004 but no useful answer. Is there any way of
>> getting a date and timestamp into this log?
> We thought about an option for this. The reason we don't just add the
> timestamp to it, is that it makes our testing harnass, which uses these
> logs for testing, much harder to process, as the "known" output will
> differ and has to be filtered for the date.
> The ideal solution is for us to add the timestamp unless some pluto
> option is specified (which we then specify in the unit tests)
> I'll have a look at this, but ping me in a week or so if you haven't
> seen the git commit.
> Paul

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