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On 2011-08-19, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> The idea that was mentioned is not without its flaws.
> Secondly using a 32-bit checksum of the message text to determine uniqueness
> is risky. It would be farily easy to end up with 2 different messages that
> have the same checksum. A md5 checksum would be much better, but I dont
> believe syslog-ng has a function to compute md5 sums.
One can delegate this task to the database itself. MySQL has MD5() as well
as SHA1() built in.
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