Subject: Re: Renaming /var/run/syslog.socket
To: Klaus Klein <email@example.com>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/18/1999 21:16:19
On Thu, Mar 18, 1999 at 09:03:07PM +0100, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 18, 1999 at 08:58:51PM +0100, Klaus Klein wrote:
> > Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com> 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...
Actually, this could be added to the COMPAT_FREEBSD manual page... do we
(or as an example in a comment in rc.conf next to the syslogd parameter list)
(I ask because I suspect that we'd like some linux log device, too, sometimes,
etc., etc. So I suspect single one won't be sufficient for all kinds of
Or, like I wrote earlier:
> after all, it didn't work before, either.