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Re: Bug#357703: udev breaks syslog

On Tue, 28 Mar 2006 18:15:27 +0200, md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) wrote:
>On Mar 28, Gabor Gombas <gombasg@sztaki.hu> wrote:
>> How about restarting syslog (or it's equivalent) after relocating the
>> old /dev? glibc already has infrastructure for restarting services on
>> upgrade, maybe udev can borrow that.
>Harder than it looks. There are multiple syslog daemons, how can the
>package know which one is installed and needs to be restarted?

One more sign that we need out syslog daemon packages to cooperate
better. Which is kind of hard if not impossible considering the
current state of sysklogd packaging, which is unfortunately still the


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