[OpenWrt-Devel] Any interest in adding runit to OpenWRT?

Daniel Golle daniel at makrotopia.org
Sat Dec 3 10:13:49 EST 2016

Hi Denys,

On Sat, Dec 03, 2016 at 04:09:05PM +0100, Denys Vlasenko wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 3, 2016 at 2:25 PM, Jo-Philipp Wich <jo at mein.io> wrote:
> > Hi Denys,
> >
> >> Well, we certainly can fix the ntpd start scritps,
> >> but this is a generic problem, right? We'd want ANY
> >> daemons to be run "properly", with their output logged.
> >> With log size and location controlled. With log rotation.
> >> Etc. etc etc.
> >
> > Controlling log rotation, sizes etc. is the task of the syslog
> > implementation, not of the service supervisor imho.
> That works only if you decide to log messages from all daemons
> together (be it syslog or something else).
> In many cases, I would rather have each daemon log to a separate
> store. This way, a flood of messages from one daemon can never
> cause system to lose important log output of another daemon:
> logs are rotated *independently*.

Sound reasonable, but afaik not yet implemented.

> > The following init script parameters will cause the stdio messages to
> > get redirected to syslog:
> >
> > procd_set_param stdout 1
> > procd_set_param stderr 1
> This works, thanks. I see the log in web interface.
> BTW, how to cat syslog from openwrt command line?

You should use:



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