Patchwork [iptables] docs: use generic syslog reference in libxt_LOG.man

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Submitter Laurence J. Lane
Date Sept. 6, 2013, 9:46 p.m.
Message ID <1378503960-16261-1-git-send-email-ljlane@debian.org>
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Permalink /patch/273343/
State Accepted
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Laurence J. Lane - Sept. 6, 2013, 9:46 p.m.
Fedora, ArchLinux, Ubuntu, and Debian, at the least, use
alternative syslog daemons by default these days. Let's make
the syslog reference generic.

Reference: http://bugs.debian.org/567564

Signed-off-by: Laurence J. Lane <ljlane@debian.org>
---
 extensions/libxt_LOG.man | 6 ++----
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
Pablo Neira - Sept. 27, 2013, 2:32 p.m.
On Fri, Sep 06, 2013 at 05:46:00PM -0400, Laurence J. Lane wrote:
> Fedora, ArchLinux, Ubuntu, and Debian, at the least, use
> alternative syslog daemons by default these days. Let's make
> the syslog reference generic.
> 
> Reference: http://bugs.debian.org/567564

OK, let's put this in the tree, thanks.
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Patch

diff --git a/extensions/libxt_LOG.man b/extensions/libxt_LOG.man
index 6d3a83a..354edf4 100644
--- a/extensions/libxt_LOG.man
+++ b/extensions/libxt_LOG.man
@@ -1,10 +1,8 @@ 
 Turn on kernel logging of matching packets.  When this option is set
 for a rule, the Linux kernel will print some information on all
 matching packets (like most IP/IPv6 header fields) via the kernel log
-(where it can be read with
-.I dmesg
-or
-.IR syslogd (8)).
+(where it can be read with \fIdmesg(1)\fP or read in the syslog).
+.PP
 This is a "non-terminating target", i.e. rule traversal continues at
 the next rule.  So if you want to LOG the packets you refuse, use two
 separate rules with the same matching criteria, first using target LOG