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Re: Re: Proposal for Logging in Svnserve

From: Mark Benedetto King <mbk_at_lowlatency.com>
Date: 2005-07-14 15:53:52 CEST

On Thu, Jul 14, 2005 at 12:17:12PM +0200, nick vajberg wrote:
> > On Wed, 13 Jul 2005 17:29:13 +0200 (CEST), nick
> > vajberg wrote:
> >
> > >I disagree with brane that logging and debug
> > logging
> > >are different animals - that's just a load of crap.
> > >
> > >
> > On Wed, 13 Jul 2005 23:03:48 +0200 (CEST), nick
> > vajberg wrote:
> >
> > >Audit trails and technical logging has absolutely
> > >nothing to do with each other. Audit trails belong
> > in
> > >a database you take backup of. Technical log
> > entries
> > >belong in a disposable file.
> > >
> > It's funny how you manage to say two exactly
> > opposite things within 6
> > hours of each other. Or maybe it's not funny at all.
>
> Read the posts again. The guy is refering to audit
> trails in the SOX sense, which is utterly different
> from trace logging (which may or may not include debug
> levels.)
>
> I would never consider using a log framework for audit
> trails, and I didn't imply so.
>

All three of us are in violent agreement, then.

However, I suspect (and I think Brane does, too) that many
people might be tempted to conflate the two. "Oh, we'll
just make audit trails part of our fancy new log framework."

I've seen it happen. :-)

--ben

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