Subject: Re: /dev/log -> /var/run/logsocket
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: David Holland <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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
email@example.com | firstname.lastname@example.org. yes, I moved.)