[Mailman-Users] enhancement patches

Brian Kantor Brian at UCSD.Edu
Thu Jul 19 19:58:47 CEST 2007

Yes, indeed it is probably larger than need be, but after
fighting with other approaches, I just did it brute force.

Probably my way of doing it shouldn't be included in a future
release, although the capability of using syslog would be
very useful here.

Thank you for your comments.
	- Brian

On Wed, Jul 18, 2007 at 06:24:15PM -0700, Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Brian Kantor wrote:
> >I have a patch for mailman 2.1.9 that makes it direct
> >all logging to the system syslog 'maillog'.  We have
> >found this useful.
> >
> >It can be viewed at
> >   http://noh.ucsd.edu/~brian/Mailman-syslog-patch
> >
> >How should I submit this patch for consideration to
> >be included in a future release?
> We're part way to moving to a new tracker at <http://bugs.list.org/>
> but that is not yet useable and the move seems to be stalled at the
> moment, so the place for patches is still the sourceforge tracker at
> <http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=103&atid=300103>.
> There are some issues with your patch. I looked at it and it seems
> unnecessarily complex (or maybe just large). Why not do the whole
> thing in Mailman/Logging/Syslog.py by keeping syslog as the name of
> the _Syslog instance and importing the system syslog as another name?
> Perhaps more importantly, logging has completely changed on the Mailman
> trunk (now called the 3.0 branch) to use the Python 'logging' module
> and all the Mailman/Logging/* modules are gone.
> -- 
> Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
> San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan
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