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Re: Bug#357703: udev breaks syslog

On 3/30/06, Adrian von Bidder <avbidder@fortytwo.ch> wrote:
> On Tuesday 28 March 2006 18:15, 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?
> Look in /proc and find out which process has the log socket open?  If that

Can you depend on /proc being available?

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