Subject: Re: Renaming /var/run/syslog.socket
To: None <>
From: Soren S. Jorvang <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/19/1999 01:33:51
On Thu, Mar 18, 1999 at 04:12:40PM -0800, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> 'the right thing' is, if possible, transparent correct operation for
> old NetBSD executables.  (It's not possible to get that in all cases,
> but in this case it's just about trivial ... symlink.)

How about just adding syslogd_flags="-s -p /var/run/log -p /dev/log"
to rc.conf for the duration of the 1.4 release? (Read-only root users
could just remove it from rc.conf or syslogd could be changed to be
happy if just one or more of the specified log sockets could be created.)