Logging and debug screwing up things in clitar ...

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at switchboard.net
Tue Aug 4 20:55:29 GMT 1998

i went through smbclient/BRANCH_NTDOM replacing the DEBUG() calls with
printf calls, due to the silly assumption that DEBUG() would always go to

On Fri, 31 Jul 1998, Andrew Tridgell wrote:

> > I have looked at util.c, and there, if we are interactive, it sets dbf to
> > stdout, which seems a tad wrong.  I suggest that debug output should go out
> > on stderr.
> > 
> > Can anyone suggest why it should not be so?
> the way it works currently is users can ask for it to go to stderr by
> using the -E option. Most scripts would want to do this.
> It goes to stdout merely for backward compatibility with badly thought
> out original code.
>     Cheers, Tridge

<a href="mailto:lkcl at samba.anu.edu.au" > Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton  </a>
<a href="http://mailhost.cb1.com/~lkcl"> Samba and Network Development </a>
<a href="http://www.samba.co.uk"       > Samba and Network Consultancy </a>

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