HEADS UP: The Joys of Logging, or subtle behaviour change of logging in the daemons in 4.15

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Sep 3 19:52:25 UTC 2021

On Fri, 2021-09-03 at 18:22 +0200, Ralph Boehme wrote:
> 1) isn't really problematic, but what shall we do with 2) ? Go for 
> stderr as implemented in the MR or rollback to logging to stdout as
> we 
> did in 4.14?
> I'd vote for stderr, what do others think ?
> Please note that the 4.15 release is handing in limbo until this
> issue 
> is resolved one way or another. :)

A major release is the time to get some consistency, we should log to
stderr, that's where errors should go (compared to stdout).

Andrew Bartlett

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