Bug 831665

Summary: 'journalctl' cuts long lines
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Enrico Scholz <rh-bugzilla>
Component: systemdAssignee: systemd-maint
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 17CC: gholms, johannbg, john.florian, lnykryn, mattdm, metherid, mschmidt, msekleta, notting, nsoranzo, pbonzini, plautrba, samuel-rhbugs, systemd-maint
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Description Enrico Scholz 2012-06-13 10:33:41 EDT
Description of problem:

'journalctl' cuts long lines which removes a lot of information.  This is extremely annoying especially when piping through a pager where only the first 2 characters of a message are visible:

| # journalctl | less
| Jun 07 17:00:01 ensc-virt.intern.sigma-chemnitz.de /USR/SBIN/CROND[12130]: (r...

I know about '-a' but program should be useful without remembering lot of cli options. At least when output is not a tty, such a destructive formatting should be omitted.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

systemd-44-12.fc17.x86_64


How reproducible:

100%
Comment 1 Matthew Miller 2012-10-09 10:41:46 EDT
Note that this also affects grep.
Comment 2 Matthew Miller 2012-10-17 13:42:37 EDT
Also in systemd-194-1.fc18
Comment 3 Lennart Poettering 2012-10-20 19:11:26 EDT
Fixed in git, soon F18.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-10-22 21:03:33 EDT
systemd-195-1.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/systemd-195-1.fc18
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2012-10-23 02:46:48 EDT
Package systemd-195-1.fc18:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 18 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing systemd-195-1.fc18'
as soon as you are able to, then reboot.
Please go to the following url:
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2012-16709/systemd-195-1.fc18
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2012-10-26 15:36:24 EDT
Package systemd-195-2.fc18:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 18 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing systemd-195-2.fc18'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2012-16709/systemd-195-2.fc18
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2012-12-20 10:09:20 EST
systemd-195-2.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Nicola Soranzo 2012-12-20 10:45:55 EST
This bug was file for F17, where it is not fixed yet. Can you please submit an update also for F17 or close the bug as NEXTRELEASE. Thanks!
Comment 9 Michal Schmidt 2013-04-12 18:47:51 EDT
At this point not much effort will be spent on systemd in F17. Only fixes for severe bugs can be expected.