[radvd-devel-l] radvd not starting with different logmethod than default

Reuben Hawkins reubenhwk at gmail.com
Tue Jan 3 09:32:52 EST 2012

On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 10:45 PM, Pekka Savola <pekkas at netcore.fi> wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Jan 2012, Reuben Hawkins wrote:
>> I'm not sure about the code I removed to make it work.  I removed code
>> which was closing and reopening the log.  This was somehow breaking
>> privsep.
>> Does anybody know why the close/reopen was in there?
> The first part was before my time (AFAIR) but a part of it was due to stderr
> syslogging with forking:
> https://github.com/reubenhwk/radvd/commit/61bb845a319cd0a23ef2edb762712779604eff22
> So I think this had something to do with logging working correctly with a)
> forking and/or b) privilege dropping and c) different logmethods.
> Pekka
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hmmmmm.... I'm not sure how to fix the problem then...  I have two
ideas (both may be wrong)...
* remove all logging from the privsep fork
* remove stderr_syslog log method
Any insights?

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