Subject: Re: /dev/log -> /var/run/logsocket
To: None <,>
From: David Holland <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/08/1999 08:17:54
 > setting up a shared-nfs-exported-root environment, I noted that there is 
 > one place where /dev is still written (lpd uses /var/run/printer instead 
 > of the 4.3BSD /dev/printer): 
 > the default __PATH_LOG is "/dev/log" (defined in src/sys/sys/syslog.h).
 > I propose to change this to "/var/run/logsocket".

why? You should be able to write to a socket on a read-only
filesystem.  If not, something's broken.

   - David A. Holland             | (please continue to send non-list mail to      | yes, I moved.)