Subject: Re: Renaming /var/run/syslog.socket
To: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/18/1999 21:03:24
On Thu, Mar 18, 1999 at 03:11:44PM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> [My apologies if tech-userlevel is wrong. Please redirect as appropriate!]
No, its right.
> Can we please rename /var/run/syslog.socket to /var/run/log?
> - Keep the old "file"name (log)
> - Be consistent with FreeBSD. Some Netscape binaries (and probably
> others) have /var/run/log compiled in ...
Thats the first real argument for a specific name I hear.
If somebody had mentioned it 2 or 3 months ago when I asked this on tech-
> I think that would be worth it (besides that I don't think encoding a
> filesystem entity's most likely type into a filename buys us much).
> If you want, I can make the change (src/sys/sys/syslog.h,
> src/usr.sbin/syslogd/syslogd.8, anywhere else?)