Samba logging bug

Gerald Carter jerry at
Thu Feb 21 07:59:02 GMT 2002

On Wed, 20 Feb 2002, Herb Lewis wrote:

> "David W. Chapman Jr." wrote:
> > 
> > I noticed in the most recent release of samba(and probably previous
> > ones), when I tell it where to log in smb.conf it still logs in
> > /var/log to display the copyright information and then logs to where
> > I tell it to in smb.conf, is this a known bug?
> > 
> This is a known "feature". These messages are printed BEFORE smb.conf
> is parsed and the new log location is know.

You can specify an initial log file location using -l on the 
command line.

cheers, jerry
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