[Logwatch-Devel] Fwd: LogWatch 7.3.6: Ignored Lines

Kirk Bauer kirk at kaybee.org
Tue Feb 12 15:28:52 MST 2008

Wanted to pass this along -- to me as long as I'm going to get an
email I might as well know how many lines were ignored.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Chris O'Regan <chris at encs.concordia.ca>
Date: Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 3:26 PM
Subject: LogWatch 7.3.6: Ignored Lines
To: logwatch-bugs at logwatch.org


 I am tweaking LogWatch, removing some unwanted lines by placing a regex
 in "ignore.conf". That works great, but it seems that LogWatch is not
 noticing that all unmatched entries have been ignored, and as a result,
 the section is printed. For example:

 >  --------------------- Connections (secure-log) Begin
 >  **Unmatched Entries**
 >  4 Ignored Lines
 >  ---------------------- Connections (secure-log) End

 Perhaps this is done by design, but in my opinion it just clutters the



Kirk Bauer <kirk at kaybee.org>
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Author, Automating UNIX & Linux Administration

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