Derek Price dixit: My patch logs the actual error message to the syslog too (via the vsyslog() call), but if your chroot is preventing access to the syslog, that wouldn't help anyhow. Yes, that's why I was suggesting to print the error message to stderr so at least the client gets an idea about
Derek Price dixit: Can you provide me with a test case that reproduces this behavior? Sorry, not at the moment, at least not without a great effort. I will do as soon as I've reinstalled my boxen. I could do a temporary test scenario, but we needed to be in sync for that. Join irc.oftc.net and
Derek Price dixit: Yes, that's why I was suggesting to print the error message to stderr so at least the client gets an idea about what happened and can slap the server administrator. CVS does this for quite some occasions, for example no space available in the server's temporary directory.