Services will silently not start if syslog is not running

Bug #689608 reported by Lars Tobias Skjong-Børsting on 2010-12-13
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
OpenStack Object Storage (swift)
Low
clayg

Bug Description

What happens:
If syslog service is not started, and starting i.e. auth-server or proxy-server using swift-init (auth|proxy)-server start, then the forked process will silently exit after writing it's pid in /var/run/swift/(auth|proxy)-server.pid, with exit code zero.

What should happen:
Print a message to STDERR about syslog not being available, and quit with exit code non-zero.

Related branches

clayg (clay-gerrard) on 2011-02-12
Changed in swift:
assignee: nobody → clayg (clay-gerrard)
importance: Undecided → High
importance: High → Low
status: New → In Progress
milestone: none → 1.3.0
description: updated
clayg (clay-gerrard) on 2011-02-23
Changed in swift:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Thierry Carrez (ttx) on 2011-04-15
Changed in swift:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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