Logging and debug screwing up things in clitar ...

Andrew Tridgell tridge at samba.anu.edu.au
Fri Jul 31 04:19:25 GMT 1998

> 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

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