syslog marking sendmail output as "kernel:"
cswiger at mac.com
Wed Oct 17 10:07:04 PDT 2007
On Oct 16, 2007, at 6:01 PM, Matt Emmerton wrote:
> There must be somewhere in the kernel where we're writing to the
> syslog with an empty error string. The syslog routines expect a
> newline-terminated character string, so the lack of a newline
> causes the next entry to be on the same line as the (non-existant)
> kernel message.
Actually, syslog should be just fine without getting a trailing
newline; from the manpage:
" The message is identical to a printf(3) format string, except
is replaced by the current error message. (As denoted by the
variable errno; see strerror(3).) A trailing newline is added
if none is
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