Subject: Re: syslog_r (Re: CVS commit: src/lib/libc)
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.org>
From: SODA Noriyuki <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/27/2006 01:45:23
>> As I said elsewhere, I think it would useful for PAM modules and
>> possibly other libraries. There are times inside PAM modules where
>> 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.
And it matches with the Tru64's syslog_r() behavior:
It does support floating point format too.
On the other hand, syslog_r() on Tru64 is not async-signal-safe: