[systemd-devel] systemd log entries
lennart at poettering.net
Mon Dec 22 07:20:41 PST 2014
On Sun, 21.12.14 17:35, Jóhann B. Guðmundsson (johannbg at gmail.com) wrote:
> And there is no reference to what "c1" actually means in the
Well, the catalog entries can certainly be improved, I'd be happy for
a patch that improves them.
> documentation and advertising the mailinglist as an "support" is somewhat
> questionable as well.
Well, we are a community project, it's how we do support.
> We all know that opensource communities only provide "best effort" so on top
> of well advertising "support" in the first place where effectively exist
> none, are people supposed to change those line and reference to their
> support page if they are companies like Red Hat or Suse who can and do
> provide support?
Yes. I think it would make a ton of sense if distros would override
> On top of that each of those msg implemented should be pointing to it's own
Yes, we had that in originally, but nobody wrote the wiki docs, so it
was removed again, since it pointed nowhere
> Not some random upstream documentation ( you kinda have to use the docs line
> in units if you are going down that road do you not? )
> I think we need to rework/rethinks how this has been implemented in systemd
> and go through the effort of actually creating a catalog and provide each
> msg with it's own msg ID.
I think the implementation in systemd is fine, it's just the catalog
data that needs some improvements.
> And arguable we should be limiting this to error msg only since this is not
> particular helpful now is it/?/
> This feels like we have started to provided to much information for that
> information to be useful to anyone.
Well, my intention was to annoy people with this enough so that they
write the bits sooner or later and send us a patch. The annoying
certainly has worked, as we see now. Didn't get too many patches yet
Lennart Poettering, Red Hat
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