Subject: Re: Renaming /var/run/syslog.socket
To: Klaus Klein <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/18/1999 21:03:07
On Thu, Mar 18, 1999 at 08:58:51PM +0100, Klaus Klein wrote:
> Hubert Feyrer <> writes:
> > Some Netscape binaries (and probably others) have /var/run/log
> > compiled in ...
> This particular problem can be generalized into a compatibility issue
> of far higher severity: executables statically linked against libc
> still refer to the old pathname of the socket(!).

This is no problem. Whoever runs -current should read current-users, and has
been warned.

I wonder whether pointing people to adding -p /var/run/log would be enough 
for Huberts concern...

after all, it didn't work before, either.