More HP-inspired patches

Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Sep 21 23:25:54 UTC 1999

Heath Kehoe <hakehoe at> writes:

> Would anyone object if I made the syslog facility configurable via
> inn.conf?  That way it'll be easier to customize which facility is used.

The problem with doing this is that in general INN programs openlog()
before they read inn.conf and report errors in reading inn.conf via
syslog.  That's often handy to have.  Plus, inndstart reports security
violations to syslog, and inn.conf in that case is under the control of
the user running it rather than the system.

Russ Allbery (rra at         <URL:>

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