increased `make test` logging in syslog with "debug syslog format = always"

Douglas Bagnall douglas.bagnall at
Tue Jul 25 23:13:01 UTC 2023

On 25/07/23 17:42, Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> My intention was only to change the output format, not the destination,
> so as to get more information (time and host etc) in the logs as the
> previous logging to 'stdout' lost a lot of information.


I can get complete `make test` syslog silence with the following patch, but I 
don't know yet if it ruins some clever test of our logging itself.


commit 51e857217846e9555affb94b7b588d363e126128 (HEAD -> 
Author: Douglas Bagnall <douglas.bagnall at>
Date:   Wed Jul 26 11:04:53 2023 +1200

     selftest: avoid logging to syslog in `make test`

     Signed-off-by: Douglas Bagnall <douglas.bagnall at>

diff --git a/selftest/target/ b/selftest/target/
index 0bd77e906d5..3eb2388e298 100755
--- a/selftest/target/
+++ b/selftest/target/
@@ -1220,6 +1220,7 @@ sub provision($$$$$$$$$$$)
         # fruit:copyfile is a global option
         fruit:copyfile = yes

+       logging = file


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