[smokeping-users] Re: Sys-Syslog-0.16

Niko Tyni ntyni+smokeping-users at mappi.helsinki.fi
Wed Jun 28 15:23:29 MEST 2006

On Fri, Jun 23, 2006 at 02:07:52AM -0400, hkclark at gmail.com wrote:
> I don't know if this is a universal issue or not, but once I upgraded
> to Sys::Syslog v0.16, my smokeping refused to start polling as a
> daemon.  It would work in --debug mode, but not with the defaults --
> it would act like it was starting, but it would silent die.  I
> downgraded back to v0.15 and everything was fine.  I haven't traced in
> to see where the issue might exist, but others might want to be on the
> lookout for this.  I verified this on two different CentOS
> (essentially RedHat Enterprise) machines (one RHEL3 and other RHEL4).


thanks for the heads-up. This is a bug in Sys::Syslog 0.16. I have
reported it as CPAN bug 20164:


I suppose a workaround would be to comment out the 'setlogsock' call
in Smokeping.pm.


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