Rolf Harold Nelson > SyslogScan > SyslogScan::WhereIs::guess

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NAME ^

SyslogScan::WhereIs::guess -- return full path of syslog file where mail messages are logged

SYNOPSIS ^

    my $syslogPath =
        new SyslogScan::Whereis::guess("/etc/syslog.conf");

DESCRIPTION ^

Scans a syslog configuration file to try to figure out where "mail.info" messages are sent. Default configuration file is "/etc/syslog.conf".

Returns undef if the syslog file cannot be determined.

BUGS ^

It might have been more elegant to return an array of syslog files; this would, as a bonus, permit multiple syslogs to be returned if mail messages go to more than one place.

AUTHOR and COPYRIGHT ^

The author (Rolf Harold Nelson) can currently be e-mailed as rolf@usa.healthnet.org.

This code is Copyright (C) SatelLife, Inc. 1996. All rights reserved. This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

In no event shall SatelLife be liable to any party for direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use of this software and its documentation (including, but not limited to, lost profits) even if the authors have been advised of the possibility of such damage.

SEE ALSO ^

SyslogScan::DeliveryIterator

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