no mmnormalize module in rsyslog for trusty

Clint Byrum clint at
Fri Feb 28 16:37:42 UTC 2014

Excerpts from Robie Basak's message of 2014-02-28 02:52:58 -0800:
> On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 11:45:28AM +0100, Rune Elvemo wrote:
> > In rsyslog 7.x the new mmnormalize module is available, that is if
> > you use the --enable-mmnormalize flag when you run the configure
> > script, and the default is that it is disabled. In your 7.x package
> > for trusty it is not enabled. The module is enabled in debian
> > testing.
> > 
> > So the question is: Why is it disabled? I can't understand what made
> > you do this.
> The changelog entry from 7.4.4-1ubuntu1 says:
>   * Drop mmnormalize module, which depends on liblognorm from universe.
> > Please consider enabling it, since mmnormalize is *very* useful.
> This would require either rsyslog to be relegated to universe (very
> unlikely) or liblognorm to enter main (I don't know anything about
> liblognorm, so can't comment).

Looks like a good MIR candidate.

* LGPL 2.1+
* Been in Debian for at least 1 stable release
* Very few bugs, none important.
* Recently tagged 1.0 upstream (in experimental, but same api).

I'd say that it is worth submitting that MIR and even trying to get it
MIR'd before trusty releases.

In fact, I submitted a MIR:

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