Bug#208010: [PROPOSAL] init script LSB 1.3 compliance
On Sat, Sep 06, 2003 at 09:52:34PM +0200, Martin Godisch wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 04, 2003 at 17:33:17 +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> "See next paragraph"? Not necessarily...
> > > + <tag>8-99</tag>
> > > + <item>reserved for future LSB use,</item>
> > > + <tag>100-149</tag>
> > > + <item>reserved for distribution use,</item>
> > > + <tag>150-199</tag>
> > > + <item>reserved for application use,</item>
> > > + <tag>200-254</tag>
> > > + <item>reserved.</item>
> > Does the above make sense in the context of Debian Policy ?
> You think this can be better?
I think it can be removed completly.
> > > + </taglist>
> > > + All error messages should be printed on standard error. All status
> > > + messages should be printed on standard output. (This does not
> > > + prevent scripts from calling logging functions.)
> > > + </p>
> > This paragraph should clarify what is a 'error message' as opposed to
> > a 'status message'
> Possibly, what do you suggest?
This policy does not mandate any 'error message' than I am aware of, so:
All messages mandated by policy should go to standard output. You should
ensure that any other messages that can eventually be generated is send
to standard error.
Imagine a large red swirl here.