[Samba] 2.2.6pre2 (and previous?) "tiny bug" with "log file" attribute

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Mon Sep 30 13:49:00 GMT 2002

On Wed, 25 Sep 2002, Pierre Belanger wrote:

> Hi,
> I never thought I would need to change the default log
> file path, but I had and found a bug.
> When changing my default "log file" from
>   /usr/local/samba/var/log.%m
> to
>   /usr/local/samba/var/log/log.%m
> there are always files created in the "default compiled"
> log directory /usr/local/samba/var when nmbd and smbd
> start.

This has to be the case for log messages written before the log file 
parameter is parsed.  If you want top override from the start, use the -l 
command line parameter.

cheers, jerry
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