Created attachment 1163265 [details]
Patch to ejabberd.service
Description of problem:
It'd be great if ejabberd logged to journald rather than /var/log/ejabberd/.
This can be achieved with a few small changes to the systemd unit file. I've attached my proposed systemd unit file.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
All currently released versions.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. systemctl start ejabberd.service
2. journalctl -u ejabberd
Logs are placed in /var/log/ejabberd
Logging is handled by journald
Cool! Like this change!
I didn't try this patch yet, so I've got the only thing which bothers me. Does it logs to /var/log/ejabberd as well, or completely stops writing logs there? This might be considered as a regression so we'd better to put explanatory README.logs there.
It appears to log to /var/log/ejabberd/ and also to stdout when run in foreground mode. The logs to stdout end up in journald and the server duplicates its log entries to /var/log/ejabberd/. There might be a way to stop this if we want to, but I'm not sure.
It also seems that if ``--logs`` isn't supplied (I removed it in my patch) it falls back to the default, so we should probably keep that in the unit file in case the upstream default changes.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 25 development cycle.
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