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    SubjectRe: klibc and logging
    Russell King wrote:
    > On Mon, Aug 19, 2002 at 09:58:02AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    >>Either we can add a "syslog" binary, or you can:
    >>echo '<3>The dohickey is fscked' > /dev/kmsg
    > Ok, that's fine for the echo-from-scripts problem. Now what if I bring
    > in something like stderr of gzip? I suppose we need to modify all
    > programs like gzip, etc to use syslog (maybe making perror() log to
    > syslog)?

    We need to think carefully about it. perror() and the likes are meant
    to be taken in the context of having just executed a command, whereas a
    syslog message needs to make sense on its own. That's part of why I
    think making it stderr default is a bad idea.


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