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Re: setting standard fds to console in translator libs


From: Neal H Walfield
Subject: Re: setting standard fds to console in translator libs
Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2001 01:26:23 +0200
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> It depends on the security policy of the machine.  On many systems,
> any user can use syslog, but they can't see the messages.
> 
> My point is that syslog is a good thing for active translators to try
> (and it's certainly better than doing nothing or writing to
> /dev/console), but we shouldn't fool ourselves into thinking it's a
> solution.

It would be nice if we could extend syslog to start a logger for a
particular each user (on demand).  The spawned syslog would read its
configuration from $HOME/etc/... and log to $HOME/var/log/...  This
seems like a very Hurdish thing to do.

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