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Re: Why /dev/kmsg was deleted from cygwin1.dll in git?

On Jul  4 04:44, Takashi Yano wrote:
> Why was /dev/kmsg deleted from cygwin1.dll in git?
> Due to this change, syslogd in inetutils package no longer works.

/dev/kmsg doesn't really give any useful information.  It was never used
for more than some exception information, but it required a complete
fhandler class on its own.  I wanted to get rid of the useless code.

Inetutils is an orphaned package (and rightfully so).

If you think you need inetutils and especially syslogd, I suggest
to take over maintainance of that package and tweak syslogd so it
doesn't require /dev/kmsg anymore.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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