Russ Allbery rra at
Tue Jun 18 18:37:14 UTC 2002

Alex Kiernan <alexk at> writes:

> What's the right way to do setlogsock with Perl on Solaris? I've got
> boxes running which aren't listening for syslog, but which do have a
> unix domain socket willing to take syslog (we've a local daemon which
> maps it onto the streams device).

> Half the INN code does things like:

> Sys::Syslog::setlogsock('unix') if $OSNAME =~ /linux|freebsd|dec_osf/;

> other just does:

> setlogsock('unix')

> Whats the right thing to do?

I *think* that the current version of Sys::Syslog is supposed to just
figure it out, but I'm not sure about that.  (I think it's supposed to try
Unix first and then fall back on UDP.)

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