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<p class="MsoNormal">[Sorry if duplicate. I think I originally sent to wrong alias]<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Hi –<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">I am trying to implement logging for a small application running under Mono on a Raspberry Pi. Unfortunately I have been unable to create an event log despite following guidance that I have found on the Net,
 and am wondering if there is best practice on how to do this. FWIW, the steps I have taken are as follows:<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><![if !supportLists]><span style="color:#1F497D"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">1.<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">      
</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="color:#1F497D">On the Raspberry Pi, I created /var/lib/mono and /var/lib/mono/eventlog directories, set directory permission on each to 777 per
</span><a href="http://lists.ximian.com/pipermail/mono-devel-list/2006-August/019853.html">http://lists.ximian.com/pipermail/mono-devel-list/2006-August/019853.html</a><span style="color:#1F497D">.
<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><![if !supportLists]><span style="color:#1F497D"><span style="mso-list:Ignore">2.<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">      
</span></span></span><![endif]><span style="color:#1F497D">Ran the following .NET code, based loosely on
</span><a href="http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.diagnostics.eventlog(v=vs.110).aspx"><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:Consolas;background:white;mso-highlight:white">http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.diagnostics.eventlog(v=vs.110).aspx</span></a><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:Consolas;color:#1F497D">:</span><span style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:Consolas;color:green">
</span><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">using System;<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">using System.Text;<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">using System.Diagnostics;
<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">namespace Logging<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">{<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">    class Program<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">    {<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">        static void Main(string[] args)<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">        {<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">            if (!EventLog.SourceExists("MySource"))<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">            {<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">                EventLog.CreateEventSource("MySource", "MyNewLog");<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">                Console.WriteLine("CreatedEventSource");<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">                Console.WriteLine("Exiting, execute the application a second time to use the source.");<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">                return;<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">            }<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">            else<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">                Console.WriteLine("Found the EventLog Source.");<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">            return;<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">        }<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">    }<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">}<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">If I run this twice on a Windows 8 machine, the first time it comes back with “CreatedEventSource”, the second time it comes back with “Found the EventLog Source”, and the Windows Event Log has a new log entitled
 MyNewLog. However, if I run it on the Raspberry Pi under mono, I get the message “CreatedEventSource” no matter how many times I run it, and no files are created in /var/lib/mono/eventlog.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">What am I missing, or what should I try instead?<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Spyros Sakellariadis<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><a href="mailto:spyros@microsoft.com">spyros@microsoft.com</a><span style="color:#1F497D"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
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