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

Ralph Boehme slow at samba.org
Sun Sep 5 10:56:32 UTC 2021

Am 03.09.21 um 21:52 schrieb Andrew Bartlett:
> 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).

yep, that's my take as well.

So if I don't hear any objections til tomorrow, I'll push the patches on 


Ralph Boehme, Samba Team                 https://samba.org/
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