Re: [tkined] Syslog Event

From: Juergen Schoenwaelder (
Date: Fri Jul 07 2000 - 12:34:54 MET DST

>>>>> daniel dottrens writes:

daniel> I am working on a Redhat 6.2 system with the last Beta 3
daniel> release of Scotty

daniel> I met a problem when i trap some events The problem is that
daniel> the syslog file is 'refreshed' about each four days. As i
daniel> check daily backups through syslog event i have to manually
daniel> disconnect and reconnect to the syslog file If i do not do
daniel> this, new messages coming in syslog after 'refresh' are not
daniel> trapped.

daniel> Is there a way to automate the disconnect/connect operations,
daniel> or is their an other solution ?

I guess you need to hack the code in tkined/apps/event.tcl so that
it reopens the syslog file when it disappears or changes its inode


Juergen Schoenwaelder      Technical University Braunschweig
<>  Dept. Operating Systems & Computer Networks
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