svlogd - can I prove it's reading the config file?

David Collier from_busybox_maillist at dexdyne.com
Sat Jan 22 16:17:00 UTC 2011


In article <AANLkTim8F0LvVFEg7K8t_zBewB7XhHgYBv0mcyzjt=AB at mail.gmail.com>,
vda.linux at googlemail.com (Denys Vlasenko) wrote:

> *From:* Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux at googlemail.com>
> *To:* from_busybox_maillist at dexdyne.com
> *CC:* busybox at busybox.net
> *Date:* Fri, 21 Jan 2011 19:12:28 +0100
> 
> On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 6:13 PM, David Collier
> <from_busybox_maillist at dexdyne.com> wrote:
> >
> > I've done better. I read the source code :-)
> >
> > You disregard all but the first 128 chars of the file.
> 
> Inherited from original svlogd:

fascinating - so the rubbish in the man pages about allowing comment and
blank lines is horse-poop !

If I was clever I'd do a fix :-)

D





> http://smarden.org/runit/runit-2.1.1.tar.gz
> 
>   /* read config */
>   if ((i =openreadclose("config", &sa, 128)) == -1)
>     warn2("unable to read config", ld->name);
> 
> -- 
> vda
> 


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