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Re: bind and syslog

On Tue, Dec 14, 1999 at 10:48:40AM +0100, Marek Habersack wrote:

>   As some of you might have noticed that already, bind has a small annoyance
> related to syslog. Specifically, when the syslog daemon (no matter which one
> it is) is restarted, bind loses connection to it and further log messages
> are output to the console. The cure is to restart the bind, but on busy

/etc/init.d/bind reload is enough, but you right.

> never closes it until it's shut down. As I don't expect bind to be fixed in
> that respect any soon now, perhaps it would be better to just make the
> syslogd daemons restart all "affected" programs when doing an upgrade and/or
> restarting the syslog daemon?

I think about it, but not the bind is the only one.
I found that xinetd, inn, sendmail and oidentd packages are affected too.
(Sendmail is interesting, because one line from two is arrived.)

Anybody found another package?


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