[syslog-ng] running environment

Balazs Scheidler bazsi@balabit.hu
Mon, 10 May 1999 11:09:46 +0200

> > > What environment do you people use for building and running syslog-ng?
> > > I use gcc and linux 2.0.29 libc5 system and have only segfaults
> > > when try to run this program.
> > > Has it got any requirements concerning the system libraries?
> > 
> > hmm... the only thing that may be missing is poll(), but if you compiled it,
> > it should be working. Which version of syslog-ng were you trying?
> Your latest 1.1.14 and the problem seems to be in the main_loop function.
> It gets segfault when executes io_iter function. I run the program with -d
> parameter, so it should print some debug info. When I run without any
> parameters it just quits in go_background function  after executing pause
> statement.
> Strange things...

by default syslog-ng goes into the background by fork()-ing and killing the
parent via a SIGTERM, so that all initializations are performed by the time
the parent exists. 

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