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Bug 158205 - fix MARK message interval logging
Summary: fix MARK message interval logging
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: sysklogd
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jason Vas Dias
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-05-19 15:51 UTC by Jason Vas Dias
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: 1.4.1-30
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-09-05 00:03:46 UTC

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Description Jason Vas Dias 2005-05-19 15:51:57 UTC
Description of problem:

The fix for bug 152319 took do_mark() processing out of the
signal handler, but made it the last thing to do in the select()
loop, AFTER the test:
   if ( n_fds == 0 )
   {  ...
this means that do_mark() was hardly ever called .
Moving the do_mark processing before the ( n_fds == 0 ) in the
select() loop.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. put -m N (N > 0) in /etc/sysconfig/syslog
Actual results:
MARK messages do not appear until a different message is logged.

Expected results:
MARK messages should appear every N seconds.

Additional info:
Reported by email from a Motorola customer who wishes email to
remain out of Bugzilla.

Comment 1 Jason Vas Dias 2005-05-19 15:52:41 UTC
fixed with sysklogd-1.4.1-30 .

Comment 2 Jason Vas Dias 2005-05-19 16:01:59 UTC
Clarification: the -m N mark interval is in minutes, not seconds.

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