[RFC] why .bzr.log does not contains info about command and parameters

Martin Pool mbp at canonical.com
Tue Nov 7 00:08:06 GMT 2006

On  6 Nov 2006, John Arbash Meinel <john at arbash-meinel.com> wrote:
> Alexander Belchenko wrote:
> > In past versions of bzr in .bzr.log each chunk of debug info started
> > with logging of command-line parameters. Now it's gone. So searching
> > through log you need to guess what traceback belongs to what command.
> > 
> > Is this intended? If yes, then why?
> > 
> > --
> > Alexander
> Recently Martin tried to do some cleanups for decreasing the amount of
> stuff that ends up in ~/.bzr.log since it tended to have too much
> information to sort through.
> However, if he removed this, I think he shouldn't have. Because
> recording the startup command helps a lot with debugging. Especially
> because the command that failed may be a few commands back, rather than
> the very latest command.
> If anything, I would like to see the amount of stuff written for
> 'plugins' to be decreased, but that may be just because I have a lot of
> plugins...

I'll change it to show arguments but not plugins.


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