The hsyslog package

[Tags:bsd3, library, test]

A Haskell interface to syslog(3) as specified in POSIX.1-2008. The entire public API lives in System.Posix.Syslog. There is a set of exposed modules available underneath that one, which contain various implementation details that may be useful to other developers who want to implement syslog-related functionality. Users of syslog, however, do not need them.

An example program that demonstrates how to use this library is available in the examples directory of this package.


Versions 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.0, 3, 4, 5, 5.0.1 (info)
Dependencies base (>=4.6 && <5), bytestring, hsyslog [details]
License BSD3
Copyright Copyright (c) 2004-2017 by Peter Simons
Author Peter Simons, John Lato, Jonathan Childress
Maintainer Peter Simons <>
Category Foreign
Home page
Bug tracker
Source repository head: git clone git://
Uploaded Fri Jul 7 12:39:09 UTC 2017 by PeterSimons
Distributions Debian:2.0, LTSHaskell:4, NixOS:5.0.1, Stackage:5.0.1, Tumbleweed:4
Downloads 7960 total (375 in the last 30 days)
0 []
Status Docs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2017-07-07 [all 1 reports]
Hackage Matrix CI




install-examplesBuild and install example programs.DisabledAutomatic

Use -f <flag> to enable a flag, or -f -<flag> to disable that flag. More info


Maintainer's Corner

For package maintainers and hackage trustees