[erlang-questions] logging to syslog

Per Hedeland <>
Thu Oct 4 22:44:40 CEST 2007

Michael Wohlwend <> wrote:
>Am Donnerstag 04 Oktober 2007 21:00:58 schrieb Garry Hodgson:
>> i'm trying to use the syslog package from the user contributions section of
>> the erlang website to log errors to syslog.  the module compiles and runs
>> fine, produces no complaints, but i never see any of its log messages show
>> up in the system log files (/var/log/messages, in my case).
>syslogd has to be started with option "-r" to make it listen on the udp port.
>just change it in /etc/default/syslogd

Ehrm, assuming you run Linux (or "a Linux distribution" for the
nitpickers:-), that is (on both counts).


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