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Re: NSLog and fprintf in base

From: Jeff Teunissen
Subject: Re: NSLog and fprintf in base
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2004 05:34:15 -0500

Wim Oudshoorn wrote:

> Error reporting to the user is done by
> calling either NSLog (..) or fprintf (stderr,...)
> On Linux you can redirect NSLog to syslog.
> However fprintf is not redirected to syslog.
> I assume that fprintf is used when you want to
> some error and the error can not safely be
> logged by NSLog () [NSLog uses locking and
> base class functionality].
> But wouldn't it be nicer if we replace
> fprintf (stderr,...) with a custom
> log function that will also uses syslog?

If you're talking about replacing fprintf, the answer would be a resounding
"NO!". If you're referring to replacing the _use_ of fprintf in some places,
then the answer is "probably".

If I call fprintf (stderr, [...]), that's exactly where I want it to go.

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