[uClinux-dev] What process is managing /var/log/syslog and how can I switch to syslogd?

Greg Ungerer gerg at snapgear.com
Tue Oct 4 19:23:43 EDT 2005

Hi Eric,

Eric Moyer wrote:
> 1.   I do not see any other processes running that look like a syslog 
> daemon to me.  Who is logging to /var/log/syslog and how do I stop that 
> so that I can use syslogd instead?  My goal is to log remotely using 
> syslogd’s –R feature, but I can’t begin to do that until I get the logs 
> routed through syslogd in the first place.

IIRC the syslog function code in uC-libc does the writes directly
to the log file. Check its code.


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