Subject: Re: bugfix/improvement for ypbind
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/21/1998 13:53:32
On Aug 17, Manuel Bouyer wrote
> I've make some changes to ypbind, in order to fix 2 problems I had with it:
> - error messages are displayed with err()/warn()/herror(). This is bogus,
> as ypbind calls daemon(0,0) which will close stdin, stdout, stderr.
> I've made ypbind use syslog() if not started with '-d'. It will use
> fprintf(stderr, ...) with -d.
> - when used with a /var/yp/binding/<domainname>.ypservers file,
> ypbind would exit when no server was reachable. This can be a temporary
> failure from which we can recover without problem (router or server
> rebooting, hub powerded of by a stupid guy, ...).
I just commited these changes.
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr