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Re: bind and syslog

On Tue, Dec 14, 1999 at 09:28:19PM +0100, SZALAY Attila wrote:
> 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?

I filed a wishlist bug some time ago.

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