Re: Bug#2836: wrong pidfile for sysklogd
On Mon, 13 May 1996, David Engel wrote:
> > This bug is caused because of an incorrect <paths.h> include
> > file. Syslogd takes care of its contents. The file says:
> > #define _PATH_LOGCONF __PATH_ETC_INET"/syslog.conf"
> > #if 0
> > #define _PATH_LOGPID __PATH_ETC_INET"/syslog.pid"
> > #else
> > #define _PATH_LOGPID "/var/run/syslog.pid"
> > #endif
> > I will change this in the syslogd source and reassign this bug to the
> > package libc5-dev.
> What's wrong with /var/run/syslog.pid?
1. The FSSTND says /var/run/name_of_daemon.pid
2. The /etc/init.d/sysklogd script expects /var/run/syslogd.pid