[Logwatch-Devel] Is the logwatch project dying?

Kirk Bauer kirk at kaybee.org
Sat Oct 10 05:18:31 MST 2009


Just getting back from a vacation -- I will chime in shortly.  Thanks!

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Kirk Bauer <kirk at kaybee.org>
http://linux.kaybee.org | www.logwatch.org
Author, Automating UNIX & Linux Administration



On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 12:20 AM, Marcelo Pedra :: AMPM
<marcelo at ampm-soluciones.com.ar> wrote:
> Hi. I wonder what is Kirk Bauer thinking about all this. Would he mind to
> allow others to continue developing this great script?
>
>
> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: logwatch-devel-bounces at public.kaybee.org
> [mailto:logwatch-devel-bounces at public.kaybee.org] En nombre de Mike Tremaine
> Enviado el: Viernes, 09 de Octubre de 2009 19:48
> Para: Stefan
> CC: logwatch-devel at public.kaybee.org
> Asunto: Re: [Logwatch-Devel] Is the logwatch project dying?
>
> Stefan wrote:
>> OK, I didn't realised that. Does some documentation exist which may give
> me
>> some hints to make the code cross platform save?
>>
>> May I summarize? You are the only one who accepts patches and you don't
> have
>> the time to do it. That's bad, because there won't be any progress.
>>
>> What can be done to change that?
>> - You don't accept any patches, then you have at least time to work on the
>
>> core components. (I don't thing that this is a solution)
>> - You can distribute the work load, and let other people take the
>> responsibility to maintain (parts of) the code. E.g. assign each service
>> script to a group and name a maintainer for each group. Each group
> maintainer
>> then has to take care of the patches which belong to its group.
>> - ???
>>
>> I don't want to tell you how you should run your project, but I really
> would
>> like to see the logwatch project going on. And I think that there are
> people
>> who would like to spend some work in the project, but can't do it because
>> things are jammed. Therefore we should have a discussion how we can change
>
>> that.
>>
>
> Well it's not my project I'm just someone who started helping out and
> became the last man standing. I have no control over the CVS server or
> the point releases, I just have access to the commit to CVS that's it.
> You can read more here http://www.logwatch.org/ the Author and Owner is
> Kirk Bauer.
>
> -Mike
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