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<div style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif; font-size:11pt">Yes, to local<br>
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</span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif; font-size:11pt"><a href="mailto:mcvjetko@holisticware.net">Miljenko Cvjetko</a></span><br>
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</span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif; font-size:11pt">Re: [Mono-dev] Event logging under Mono</span><br>
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<div>Hi<br>
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Did You set <span style="">MONO_EVENTLOG_TYPE?   win32|local|null;<br>
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cheers<br>
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mel<br>
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<div class="moz-cite-prefix">On 20141208 23:38 , Spyros Sakellariadis (MS OPEN TECH) wrote:<br>
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<p class="MsoNormal">[Sorry if duplicate. I think I originally sent to wrong alias]</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Hi –</span></p>
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<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:</span></p>
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<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in"><span style="color:#1F497D"><span style="">1.<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">      
</span></span></span><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">.
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<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in"><span style="color:#1F497D"><span style="">2.<span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">      
</span></span></span><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%28v=vs.110%29.aspx"><span style="font-size:9.5pt; font-family:Consolas; background: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">
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">using System;</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">using System.Text;</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">using System.Diagnostics;
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">namespace Logging</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">{</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">    class Program</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">    {</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">        static void Main(string[] args)</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">        {</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">            if (!EventLog.SourceExists("MySource"))</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">            {</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">                EventLog.CreateEventSource("MySource", "MyNewLog");</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">                Console.WriteLine("CreatedEventSource");</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.");</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">                return;</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">            }</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">            else</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">                Console.WriteLine("Found the EventLog Source.");</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">            return;</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">        }</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">    }</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:.5in"><span style="color:#1F497D">}</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D"> </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.</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D"> </span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">What am I missing, or what should I try instead?</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D"> </span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Spyros Sakellariadis</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><a href="mailto:spyros@microsoft.com">spyros@microsoft.com</a><span style="color:#1F497D"></span></p>
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