[Mono-list] Diagnostic Messages

Paul Trunley paul@trunley.org
Sun, 26 May 2002 21:20:13 -0700

On Sunday 26 May 2002 11:43 am, Lawrence Pit wrote:
> > The one downside with using `syslog' is that you wouldn't see the
> > messages from inside GDB when debugging under GDB.  You would instead
> > need to have a different terminal open to view the contents of the
> > system logfile.  (At least, the only way I currently know to view the
> > output of `syslog' is to `tail -f /var/log/message' as root, which is
> > undesirable for multi-user installations.)
> Afaik, you can write syslog entries to any file you like, including the
> console. However, root has to set this up, which is a drawback.

I hadn't though about that.  I think it is serious enough of a drawback that 
the syslog approach really isn't viable for this use.