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Re: Pending setup patches (issue 2)

On Wed, 2003-03-05 at 11:52, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On 5 Mar 2003, Robert Collins wrote:

> > Other than that, please expand to address all scripts.
> > Rob
> Rob,
> There is a design issue here that I'd like to address before I work more
> on this.  I recall your comment that this should be tied into the logging
> subsystem.  Unfortunately, this would involve a much more complex code,
> with pipes and forks.  The same is true if we want "tee"-like behavior,
> i.e. windows popping up *and* output going to a file.  The way this is
> implemented now is the output stream of the script process is tied to a
> file, but the limitation is that the file is written right away.  Do we
> want a more complex design now, or should I just allow running a generic
> script with output going to a file (for the moment)?
> 	Igor

Hmm, I'd like the following idiom:
generate to a file.
copy the file into the log buffer.

That will get the postinstall scripts into the log.

Howabout that?

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