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Re: Very basic traffic measurement for svnserve?

From: Brian W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-02-28 15:26:30 CET

On Mon, 2005-02-28 at 08:04 -0500, John Peacock wrote:
> Brian W. Fitzpatrick wrote:
> > Oh, absolutely. I certainly don't think that writing to stdout is an
> > acceptable way for a daemon to do logging... at least not since the
> > mid-90's. :)
> Oh, now you're just making fun of me!

Actually, I'm not--I'm just usually not writing emails at 6:30AM, so I
misread your mail. :-/

> All I'm saying is if svnserve is run in the foreground (which makes it _not_ be
> a daemon) it is perfectly acceptable to print to stdout. In fact, it makes for
> a very convenient way to decide what to log and to test that functionality as
> you "logify" each section of code.

Ah! Now I understand... sorry for my rude comment earlier. I don't
really have a problem with writing to stdout when running in the
foreground, but who runs their daemons in the foreground? I assume that
the daemontools do?

> I just don't want people to waste their time including a full syslog interface
> until the scope of what gets logged is much more fully understood.

Well, I would advocate spending a bit of list time figuring out what
needs to get logged where before we try to figure out how it gets


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