[pacman-dev] scritplet output logging removed?

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 11:36:37 EDT 2007

On 10/18/07, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/18/07, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I just saw this was removed by commit ad691001e :
> > "Remove scriptlet START and DONE commands that we don't use"
> >
> > Since the comment doesn't mention the logging, I just want to make sure this
> > was intended and not overlooked.
> Hmm, another good catch. It looks like I did remove the logging
> unintentionally. I guess we need to incorporate that back in.
> HOWEVER, I'd like to hear opinions on this. I always thought it was a
> dirty hack to throw this stuff to pacman.log, which previously was a
> very clean and machine-parseable log file. Its now a big steaming pile
> of crap, in my opinion. I propose that we log these messages to a
> separate file, with some date stamps incorporated. Any objections?

Yes, great idea.

What about putting it in the local DB entry for each package?
/var/lib/pacman/local/screen/install.log ?

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