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Re: REQUIREMENTS: LSB rc script installer (draft 2)

On Fri, 2 Apr 1999, Daniel Quinlan wrote:

> I was thinking about the difference between:
>   "echo message"
>   "logger -t foo message"
> Debugging boot-time problems is often a hassle if output scrolls off
> or is cleared off the screen.

I think they should *always* use some sort of logger, and never 'echo'
directly. That lets something else decide what to do with the message (which
could well be just echoing it, for example).

Fwiw, our Starbuck release has a facility for doing this. I'll get some docs
onto this list soon.


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