Subject: Re: Renaming /var/run/syslog.socket
To: None <>
From: I. Souvatzis <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/19/1999 14:57:58
On Fri, Mar 19, 1999 at 01:33:51AM +0100, Soren S. Jorvang wrote:
> 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.)

Uhm, I'd prever the symlink, then. Even less trouble, because read-only
root users don't need to change anything.

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