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Re: PROPOSAL: dpkg-logger and related

On Thu, Jan 07, 1999 at 05:38:42PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> So you now have a complex structure with two different logger programs, one
> of which will only be used rarely so it won't get good testing, plus you
> have a rudimentry re-implmentation of syslog in dpkg-logger, plus you bother
> the user to let them know that the program can't accomplish something as
> simple as logging some data.
> Doesn't this seem a little absurd to anyone?
> The right thing to do is to finish up the configuration management stuff
> instead, the existing proposals for it already take logging into account.

Is this functionally very useful to many people? Alas, I see no benefit
at all for my installations.

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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