bin/88215: [PATCH] syslogd does not pass cleanly parameters to
Daniel Molina Wegener
dmw at unete.cl
Wed Nov 9 06:40:20 PST 2005
The following reply was made to PR bin/88215; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Daniel Molina Wegener <dmw at unete.cl>
To: Gleb Smirnoff <glebius at FreeBSD.org>
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: bin/88215: [PATCH] syslogd does not pass cleanly parameters to cfline()
Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2005 11:32:11 -0300
On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 03:43:30PM +0300,
Gleb Smirnoff wrote:
> This is expected behavior, it is documented in manual:
> A program or hostname specification may be reset by
> giving the program or hostname as `*'.
Ok, the manual page indicates this method to reset the
program/host specification. The patch I've sent makes this
task automatically when a new specficiation is given from the
> This means, that program and hostname specifications are
> sticky and should be reset explicitly, if set once. Many
> people find this confusing (me too).
> I would like to change syslogd so that it resets both program
> and hostname to '*' after any regular configuration line.
> But before commiting this we need positive review from some
> people, and no negative review. May be current@ mailing list
> will be the correct choice. You should raise this question on
> mailing lists, if you want to discuss this issue. In this case
> I will set PR to analyzed state. If you agree with current
> documented behavior, then you can ask for PR to be closed.
Ok, Is the hackers mailing list the right place to start?.
> Totus tuus, Glebius.
> GLEBIUS-RIPN GLEB-RIPE
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