[syslog-ng] Cross-compiling syslog-ng 3.11.1 for an embedded application.
robert.king at tellabs.com
Fri Sep 29 15:29:38 UTC 2017
Greetings! We are currently running syslog-ng v3.8.1 in an embedded Linux system. However, we want to upgrade to 3.11.1 in order to eliminate some memory leaks. Unfortunately we've run into a bit of a snag getting 3.11.1 to run on our target system.
Under 3.8.1, syslogND is an ELF binary installed in the sbin directory. Under 3.11.1, it is a *script* installed in sbin. This script is trying to do some bad things including linking an executable (lt-syslog-ng, I believe.) We do not have a linker that will run on the target system. We cannot link anything.
What is the reason behind this and how can it be circumvented?
-- Robert King, Tellabs
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