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Re: Logging: home-grown mechanism or syslog/event-log?

From: Michael R Sweet <mike_at_easysw.com>
Date: 2005-07-24 20:43:18 CEST

Michael Sinz wrote:
> ...
>> At least you'd be starting with existing, working code that is
>> well-suited to different kinds of logging...
> Ahh, but this still does not address the issue of the client code
> (svn/etc) doing the logging when the access is via file:// - or maybe
> it does with the extra demand that file:// access use must also give
> full write access to the log files to all users. (Even if they only
> have read access to the repository)

Well, a couple thoughts on that:

     1. If you want logging with file:// access, you are already
        setting up permissions properly to provide file:// access,
        so this isn't a large barrior IMHO.

     2. If you care about the security/validity of the log, then
        you'll likely use svnserve or mod_dav so that users don't
        need direct access to the log file(s).

In short, I don't think write access to log files is a major
issue for file:// usage.

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
Internet Printing and Publishing Software        http://www.easysw.com
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