[syslog-ng]Running Syslog-ng chrooted

Mordechai T. Abzug morty@sanctuary.arbutus.md.us
Wed, 30 May 2001 20:07:24 -0400

On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 08:11:58PM +0200, Kaladis wrote:
> Please CC answer to kaladis@gmx.de - Thank you
> >/dev/log isnt a device.  its created by syslog to capture
> >messages that programs send to.
> And I was wondering if mknod has a hidden mode or something like that -
> /dev/log is the only "pink file" (ls colour) on my fs.

What OS do you run?  I suspect you use Linux, in which case /dev/log
is a unix-domain socket.  Unix-domain sockets are not created with
mknod, they're created in a way analagous to the way internet-domain
sockets are made.

- Morty