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PostPosted: Wed Jul 21, 2004 4:49 pm    Post subject: [gentoo-announce] Announcing tenshi 0.3.1 Reply with quote

Andrea Barisani wrote:

We are pleased to announce that tenshi 0.3.1 has been released, this is a
bugfix release.

Tenshi was formerly known as wasabi. The name was changed to tenshi after we were
informed that wasabi is a registered trademark relating to another piece of software.

The updated ebuild is available in portage at app-admin/tenshi.

Here's the Changelog:

- added 'set tailargs' option
- fixed buggy logprefix implementation
- fixed buggy cron */skip implementation
- fixed broken cron specs examples

- What's tenshi?

This is a Gentoo hosted project initially developed for Gentoo infrastructure

Tenshi is a log monitoring program, designed to watch one or more log files for
lines matching user defined regular expressions and report on the matches. The regular
expressions are assigned to queues which have an alert interval and a list of
mail recipients.

Queues can be set to send a notification as soon as there is a log line assigned
to it, or to send periodic reports.

Additionally, uninteresting fields in the log messages (such as PID numbers) can
be masked with the standard regular expressions grouping operators ( ). This
allows cleaner and more readable reports. All reports are separated by hostname
and all messages are condensed when possible.

The program reads a configuration file (tenshi.conf) and then forks a deamon for
monitoring the specified log files.

Please read the example tenshi.conf and tenshi.8 man page for usage


Please send requests/suggestions/bug reports to <>

Andrea Barisani <>
Rob Holland <>

"To have a successful open source project, you need to be at least somewhat successful at getting along with people." -- Daniel Robbins
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