[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] mythtv/master commit: fd1800a11 by Gavin Hurlbut (Beirdo)

Michael Watson michael at thewatsonfamily.id.au
Thu Mar 8 02:51:08 UTC 2012

On 8/03/2012 11:40 AM, Gavin Hurlbut wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 3:37 PM, Michael Watson
> <michael at thewatsonfamily.id.au>  wrote:
>> Why not place a message in file specified in --logfile of the changes
>> required to fix the setup, and allow backend to carry on without logging.
> Simple.  Most people will not look at the logs until something breaks,
> so it may be months before they need the log files, and at that point
> they don't have any.  Better to make part of the upgrade include
> making a conscious decision as to how you want the logs to be stored,
> whether done by the user personally, or by the packagers that bundled
> it up for the user.
> There is no need for extra command line arguments to tell you "you
> need to change this" when it will be obvious (and documented).  This
> is where RTF(ine)M comes in handy :)
I dont like the concept of intentionally breaking a system, whether the 
required fix is documented or not.  Just the opinion of someone that has 
worked in support for many years.  (Why create additional support load 
when it can be avoided)

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