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Re: non-root syslogd?

On Mon, Jul 07, 2003 at 02:59:35PM -0700, Mark Ferlatte wrote:
> Has anyone investigated what would be necessary to get a non-root
> syslogd working under Debian?  It seems like this would be a good
> thing, but obviously there have to be some tricky bits, else it would
> have happened already.  :)

> Is this worth working on?  Has anybody already done this?

If you are interested, take a look at the socklog package, a replacement
for sysklogd that already does this.  It even uses separate uids for the
listener process and the process writing logs to disk.

Regards, Gerrit.
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