busybox syslogd doesn't notice hostname change?

Xabier Oneca -- xOneca xoneca at gmail.com
Thu Feb 27 22:35:45 UTC 2014

Hello Joshua,

> I think I want to make busybox's syslogd reload hostname on SIGHUP, like
> rsyslog
> (as opposed to just ignoring SIGHUP entirely, like it does right now);
> are there any reasons I shouldn't?

Well, aside of larger binary and code base, nothing else.

Why do you need to change the hostname? It's one of the things that
are configured when the system is first installed, and usually never


Xabier Oneca_,,_

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