Subject: Re: *** NEW Finger Daemon w/Logging & MOTD ***
To: Robert Shady <>
From: None <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/28/1994 13:52:09
> > > Okay, I've fixed up the old /usr/libexec/fingerd to allow for logging
> > > and a message of the day.  The only problem this version has is that it
> > > must run SUID in order to open the log file in /var/log, or you have to
> > > touch the log file in /var/log before logging will occur.  Presently,
> > 	Wouldn't syslog let you avoid having to use SUID?
> I've considered that, would that be the best way to go?
	From a sys admin point of view it SUCKS to have a gadzillion little
	log files from a gadzillion different programs. Syslog makes an SA's
	life MUCH easier.

	syslog is the system logging facility so might as well use it!