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bug#30939: shepherd: detailed output should be placed into well-known lo
Mark H Weaver
bug#30939: shepherd: detailed output should be placed into well-known location and not tty
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 16:13:52 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.3 (gnu/linux)
address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:
> ng0 <address@hidden> skribis:
>> Sometimes I succeed building a system generation with an OpenSMTPD
>> which has syntax error that aren't picked up at configure time. When I
>> not being aware of this, I have to switch to tty to read the reasons why it
>> Because this is a desktop system, I have to start the service again to see
>> the error output directly from the daemon.
> I think shepherd could capture stdout/stderr of the processes it starts
> and make it available, in a way similar in spirit to what ‘journalctl’
> does. That would allow you to see the output of the daemon that failed.
This would be very helpful.