[Opendnssec-develop] Embedded scripts can replace syslog()

Jakob Schlyter jakob at kirei.se
Mon Aug 31 08:57:34 UTC 2009

On 28 aug 2009, at 16.43, Rick van Rein wrote:

> Relativating my own democode, I see the inclusion of a complete Python
> interpreter as a potential problem:
> * as a static library, it makes programs larger
> * as a dynamic library, it adds a dependency (on python-devel)
> Another approach, with a similar drop-in-place approach, could be to
> use an exec() call to invoke the "logger" utility or another (shell)
> script with the same options as used to logger(1),

for each and every log line? that's something I would encourage my  
competitors do do.

> Having said that, I'm interested in hearing your thoughts on the
> trade-offs.

for version 1, which is our focus currently - I say we do syslog only.


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