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Re: fork() and log()

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Thu May 19 15:20:25 1994 )

Date: Thu, 19 May 1994 13:09:28 -0600 (MDT)
From: the Lyncx <BRANDON@cc.usu.edu>
To: coldstuff@MIT.EDU

< Acutally, I fully endorse the idea of removing the time and > from log()
< entries and leaving up to $sys.log(). This would also mean you could put
< $string.from_value(sender()) in the entry or something. This change strikes
< me as similiar in nature to the change in version 11 to traceback(), where
< printing the traceback is a task left up to the programmer. Likewise, log()
< might as well leave it up to the programmer to supply a meaningful/useful
< log entry.
< I doubt there's much to the change, prolly one or two lines in log.c. In fact,
< I was under the impression that Lynx had already made this change in his
< version of the server.

Yes, I did.  It is only two lines, but when we talked about it last eve most
people felt the server should tack some type of date on it (shrug).  I would
just like it smaller so it is easier to read and you can put more on a line.

-Brandon-   (who does read his logfiles)