[Mono-devel-list] System.Diagnostic.EventLog

Robert Brown robert at rpb3.com
Fri Oct 1 05:06:12 EDT 2004

  Is there a place on the web that I can find the code for the P/Invoke to
syslog so i can read and write from/to it?  I'm a newbie to the
P/Invoke<->Linux stuff, so probably any type of resource is better than

  Could the mapping of the syslog facilities and priorities be done in a
config file?


> On Fri, 2004-10-01 at 00:50, Jonathan Pryor wrote:
>> On Thu, 2004-09-30 at 09:09, Robert Brown wrote:
>> > Does anyone what the status of the System.Diagnostic.EventLog class
>> is?  I
>> > looked on the Mono project website (www.go-mono.com) but can't find
>> the
>> > Class Status page.
>> There's *an* implementation...which pretty much does nothing.
>> So you can (probably) compile against it, but it won't do anything.
> Is this something that is planned to be implemented, and if so is anyone
> working on it? For writing to the log would it be preferable to P/Invoke
> the syslog(3) interface (and the analogous API for the EventLog on
> windows) or reimplement from scratch? As for getting events can it be
> relied upon that the syslogd will be able to write to a fifo instead of
> a plain file (of course to use this the user would have to alter
> syslog.conf) then waiting for an event could spawn a thread that reads
> from the fifo.
> Of course I guess the biggest problem will be mapping the syslog
> facilities and priorities to the stuff that you get in Windows.
> Not that I am promising to write anything :-)
> /J\
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