SMB static log file

Piotr Buliński bulinskp at
Sat May 16 18:03:03 GMT 2009

Wiadomość napisana w dniu 2009-05-16, o godz. 19:44, przez Volker  

> On Sat, May 16, 2009 at 10:23:04AM +0200, Piotr Buliński wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> I am wondering if it would be possible to do anything with hard coded
>> log.smbd i log.nmbd in samba. It is really annoying when I do not  
>> want
>> to have anything logged into files (syslog only = yes), but samba
>> every restart create log files.
>> I know this is because reopen_logs and DEBUG(....) are called before
>> configuration load, so there is no way to make it through
>> configuration file.
>> But maybe it would be possible to modify reopen_logs() and/or add
>> another flag to daemon, that prevent from creating log.* files (send
>> to syslog?)?
>> I really would like to discuss about this issue with You and find  
>> some
>> constructive solution.
> Would a cmd line parameter to the daemons help? That should
> set Globals.bSyslogOnly to true very early.
> Can you provide a patch to do this?
> Volker

It would be great to set it from command line.
I could try to do this to end of weekend.
Piotr Buliński

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