[PATCH] SMB static log file

Piotr Buliński bulinskp at iem.pw.edu.pl
Sun May 24 01:16:27 GMT 2009

Wiadomość napisana w dniu 2009-05-21, o godz. 21:07, przez Piotr  

> Wiadomość napisana w dniu 2009-05-19, o godz. 10:50, przez Volker  
> Lendecke:
>> On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 04:01:00PM +0200, Piotr Buliński wrote:
>>> Good thing about that is when user build samba with syslog support
>>> (that probably mean, he want to use syslog) then messages go  
>>> straight
>>> to syslog. In other cases it could behave like now - write to some
>>> hardcoded files - or write to stdout.
>> The problem is that all distros will probably compile with
>> syslog support, so even with "syslog = 0" we will end up
>> with stuff in syslog. Not much, but that's just the opposite
>> of what you are not happy with.
> Yes, but then there is any control on logging process. If someone  
> doesn't want to have anything from samba in syslog, always could  
> write:
> !smbd,nmbd,winbindd
> *.*     /dev/null
> to syslog.conf.
> Situation where there is no control over daemon creating any files  
> that are hardcoded sucks, because whatever I do, I always have /var/ 
> log/samba directory in my filesystem, which I really doesn't want.
> But this isn't the whole problem... I found that there is cores/  
> directory created under /var/log/samba/ which sucks even more,  
> because it is also hardcoded without any possibility to modify or  
> turn off.
> So it becomes a real challenge, to get rid of /var/log/samba from my  
> FS ;-)
> I need to think more on this problem.
> -- 
> pb

OK, so i have done it using -L flag.

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