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Re: Patch for inetutils 1.3.2

From: Alain Magloire
Subject: Re: Patch for inetutils 1.3.2
Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2002 10:33:54 -0500 (EST)

> Hi Davin,
> On Sat, Feb 16, 2002 at 11:11:46AM +1100, Davin McCall wrote:
> > After a small amount of investigating I have found the problem: syslogd
> > reads from the kernel message device (/proc/kmsg on my machine) with a
> > "read" call, and expects to read a line at a time. This will not necessarily
> > work.
> You are right, this is indeed a problem.  Your fix was going in the right
> direction, but not the whole way:  It can happen that we read multiple
> lines, and any other combination.  I have commited some code that should
> cover all cases, and gave it some rudimentary testing.
> It would be nice if you could test the current CVS version.  1.3.2 is very
> old, and your patch is against the old version of the code (the new version
> had the same problem, though :)  Please make sure you have the following
> change in syslogd/ChangeLog:

Ho!  I thought inetutils was released by Jeff? I think I'm missing some
info ... a second ... (going through old emails) ......
Ha! Ok, he is getting married ... But somewhere in there ... Sergey
was going to take care of it? heu .. a little confused.

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