Subject: Re: syslog_r (Re: CVS commit: src/lib/libc)
To: John Nemeth <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/26/2006 09:34:24
On Oct 26, 2006, at 8:52 AM, John Nemeth wrote:

>      As I said elsewhere, I think it would useful for PAM modules and
> possibly other libraries.  There are times inside PAM modules where  
> one
> really wants to make a log entry, but can't be sure if openlog() has
> been called or what facility was used.

This is a reasonable justification.  logging from a signal handler is  

-- thorpej