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.Dd 2015-10-08
.Dt LOGGER 1
.Os sbase
.Sh NAME
.Nm logger
.Nd make entries in the system log
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm
.Op Fl is
.Op Fl p Ar priority
.Op Fl t Ar tag
.Op Ar message ...
.Sh DESCRIPTION
.Nm
provides a shell command interface to the
.Xr syslog 3
system log module and writes each
.Ar message
to the log.
If no
.Ar message
is given,
.Nm
logs stdin.
.Sh OPTIONS
.Bl -tag -width xxxxxxxxxxxx
.It Fl i
Add the logger process ID to each line in the log.
.It Fl p Ar priority
Set the message
.Ar priority
given symbolically as a
.Dq facility.level
pair.
The default is
.Dq user.notice .
.It Fl s
Also log to stderr.
.It Fl t Ar tag
Add
.Ar tag
to each line in the log.
.El
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr syslogd 1 ,
.Xr syslog 3
.Sh STANDARDS
The
.Nm
utility is compliant with the
.St -p1003.1-2013
specification.
.Pp
The
.Op Fl ipst
flags are an extensions to that specification.