[CentOS] systemd syslog.target

Fri Jul 31 09:02:24 UTC 2020
Simon Matter <simon.matter at invoca.ch>


> I've noticed that there are several systemd unit files in CentOS 7 and 8
> with the optionAfter=syslog.targetin the [Unit] section, but since systemd
> version 198 syslog.target has not existed.I deduce from this that
> "After=syslog.target" is ignored by systemd and can therefore be removed.
> Is this correct? I am writing some systemd unit files for our own services
> which previously used init.d scripts, so I want to ensure I'm not causing
> problems by omitting "After=syslog.target"ChrisSent from Samsung Mobile on
> O2

Interesting, there is really no syslog.target on either CentOS 7 or 8. But
if a service needs classic syslog, shouldn't it have another After=