[ovirt-devel] VDSM sync meeting minutes June 24th, 2014

Nir Soffer nsoffer at redhat.com
Tue Jun 24 21:47:05 UTC 2014

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sven Kieske" <svenkieske at gmail.com>
> To: devel at ovirt.org
> Sent: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 10:18:07 PM
> Subject: Re: [ovirt-devel] VDSM sync meeting minutes June 24th, 2014
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> On 24.06.2014 16:13, Dan Kenigsberg wrote:
> > - Yoav suggests in http://gerrit.ovirt.org/28869 to change our
> > ages-old log format. I like double-colon as delimiter, but I may be
> > old fasioned. It's a tiny oneliner, but everybody is going to be
> > affected by it, so please review it. In particular, if anybody is
> > using an automated tool to parse the logs - come forward, as we may
> > break things up for you.
> Maybe care to make it compatible with systemd journal logging?

What makes vdsm logs incompatible?

> I'd like if you could avoid multi line logging as much as possible
> as there are still many old syslog services around which do not
> handle this correct.

We use multi line messages only for tracebacks. In this case multi line
messages are essential for understanding the logs.

Tracebacks should be logged only to vdsm log. Please open a bug if you see
them in syslog.

> I'm still in the process of reviewing this patch and have no
> strong opinions on the used delimiter yet, but I would encourage
> you to use _one_ delimiter for the whole ovirt project.



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