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Re: syslogd beserk (solved)

On Wed, 12 Nov 1997, E.L. Meijer (Eric) wrote:

> I think I found what caused it:  I recently purged inn from the system.
> In the /etc/syslog.conf file there were lines about files that weren't
> there anymore:
> # Logging for INN news system
> #
> news.crit                      /var/log/news/news.crit
> news.err                       /var/log/news/news.err
> news.notice                    -/var/log/news/news.notice
> After commenting the lines with news.* out, syslogd became its quiet
> self again.  Now, isn't the postrm script from the inn package supposed
> to clean this up?  Iow, is this a bug that I should report?

The bug has already been fixed in the later versions of syslog.  No need
to report it.

Scott K. Ellis <storm@gate.net>                 http://www.gate.net/~storm/

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