Bug#773752: gdm3: GDM3 pollutes system logs with user session output under systemd

Vincent Danjean vdanjean.ml at free.fr
Fri Apr 24 17:02:04 UTC 2015

Le 24/04/2015 12:38, Michael Biebl a écrit :
> Am 24.04.2015 um 12:21 schrieb Michael Biebl:
>> An alternative to dropping the user messages, is to log them to a
>> separate log file which has different log retention policies.
> For completeness sake, this would look like this:
> $ cat /etc/rsyslog.d/drop-user-messages.conf
> user.* /var/log/user.log
> & stop
> The point here is, that those rsyslog.d snippets are included before the
> rules in /etc/rsyslog.conf are processed. So you can log to user.log and
> stop any further processing, i.e. avoid it ends up in syslog and messages.

Thank you very much for this tip. I will downgrade the bug severity
to its initial value (and add this config on all my machines)


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