Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 431117
upstart: logd does not appear to work
Last modified: 2014-06-18 04:46:08 EDT
Description of problem:
At least, not as it's described in the man pages. Nothing is ever logged.
May be a configuration issue.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
The majority of our jobs seem to specify 'console output' rather than 'console
logged' in their definition. Could this explain what you're seeing?
logd is currently disabled in the code.
I discovered that when the standard output of a shell raises EPIPE on write, the
shell doesn't handle it at all and terminates -- apparently with a 0 exit status
(though this may have been an Upstart bug fixed in trunk that didn't report
death by signal if it caused a core dump).
This means that if logd is shut down, all jobs with "console logged" simply
stopped. The usual reason logd stopped was because it was killed during
shutdown, and at that point, the shutdown process stalled too.
Clearly it needs more thought :-)
If it's disabled, perhaps we shouldn't build it.
That's an option. I may have a solution to this, I'm going to dig into the code
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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changing version back to rawhide and adding FutureFeature
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