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Re: bind and syslog



* SZALAY Attila said:
> 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.
Well, that's effectively the same, but the fact remains that one has to
fiddle with the bind status to get it report problems and stuff correctly.
 
> > 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 think I vaguely remember something along the lines happening with PAM, but
I'm not sure.

marek

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