Solaris syslog -- was Re: No Logging to Syslog: MailScanner 4.65.3-1 on Solaris 9

Julian Field MailScanner at
Sat Nov 17 21:24:12 GMT 2007

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Mr jeremy pennington wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: René Berber <r.berber at>
> To: mailscanner at
> Sent: Monday, November 12, 2007 11:14:49 PM
> Subject: Re: No Logging to Syslog: MailScanner 4.65.3-1 on Solaris 9
> Mr jeremy pennington wrote:
>> Comparing the the two, there is some differences for
>> "setlogsock". I tried several different changes, but was not able to
>> get anything to work. Any other thoughts?
> That's exactly what you have to modify,
> Line 71:        Sys::Syslog::setlogsock('native');
> If it doesn't work, you may have to update perl's Sys::Syslog (an old
> version didn't work at all on Solaris).
Is it true that on all Solaris systems this needs to be "native"?
If so, I'll make the code do that by default on all Solaris systems.
If it's not true, I'll make it an optional configuration option.

Your thoughts gentlefolk please?


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