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This egg provides access to the unix system logger using the syslog-api.
This egg does only work on unix-like os's that have the syslog-functions available.
Documentation[procedure] (syslog priority fmt . args)
Write a message to the syslogdaemon with the given priority. See priorities for a list of provided priority-constants.[procedure] (openlog identity options facility)
Open a connection to the system logger. Identity is prepended to every message. The option-argument specify flags which control the operation of openlog and subsequent calls to syslog. See options for a list of provided option-constants. Options can be or'ed together. Facility sets the facility the logmessages will have. See facilities for a list of provided facilities. The use of openlog is optional. You can use syslog right away without calling openlog.[procedure] (closelog)
Closes the connection to the system logger.[procedure] (setlogmask maskpriority)
This procedure sets the logmask for the calling process and returns the old logmask. You can use log-up-to to log upto a specified priority.[procedure] (log-up-to priority)
Returns a logmask that can be passed to setlogmask.[procedure] (log-mask priority)
Solaris currently lacks the syslog,ftp and authpriv facilities. Those are mapped to other facilities like so:
facility/authpriv => facility/auth facility/syslog => facility/daemon facility/ftp => facility/daemon
Options for openlog