Re: klibc and logging
H. Peter Anvin (email@example.com)
Mon, 19 Aug 2002 09:58:02 -0700
Russell King wrote:
>>I really think this is a bad idea. The kmsg device has different
>>properties -- for example, you're supposed to tag things with the
>>message importance. It really matches the syslog(3) interface better.
>>Also, the special case makes me nervous.
> Without something like this, it means that effectively the "echo" command
> wouldn't be useable, or you'd have to pipe the output of all scripts
> through some program/to /dev/kmsg.
> Or we just forget logging the messages from initramfs scripts.
Either we can add a "syslog" binary, or you can:
echo '<3>The dohickey is fscked' > /dev/kmsg
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