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Subjectchroot() breaks syslog() ?
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Hi all,

I've stumbled onto what seems to have broken somewhere between 2.4.8 and
2.4.18 (sorry, I've been unable to test it on a later version just yet).
Basically, when using chroot(), syslog() calls don't work.

The following simple example is broken on 2.4.18:

#include <stdio.h>
#include <sys/syslog.h>

int main(void) {
chroot("/home/steve");
syslog(LOG_ALERT, "TEST");
}

An strace reveals the following:

connect(3, {sin_family=AF_UNIX, path="/dev/log"}, 16) = -1 ENOENT (No such
file or directory)

Is this intentional? If so, is there a work-around? I discovered this when
debugging 'rwhod', but I imagine there are many more utils that would be
affected too.

Cheers,

Steve Micallef
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