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Re: Bug#357703: udev breaks syslog

On Wed, 29 Mar 2006, Marc Haber wrote:

> 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
> default.

A common interface for adding additional locations of logging sockets
would also be nice.  So that packages could tell the local syslogd to
please create a socket in /chroots/bind/dev/log and then chroot by

PS: and I want a pony too, please

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