RFC: -server packages universe demotions and main promotions

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Tue Dec 8 12:01:59 GMT 2009

On Mon, Dec 07, 2009 at 01:38:12PM -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
> Hi Mathias,
> On Fri, Dec 04, 2009 at 01:33:42PM -0500, Mathias Gug wrote:
> > == Proposed universe demotion ==
> > 
> >  # logwatch:
> >      - logcheck provides the same functionality 
> So, while I don't exactly mind the demotion, I spent some time using both
> logwatch and logcheck (since learning about logcheck).  Logcheck is used
> for "oh, this unexpected event happened!" and logwatch is used more for log
> aggregation "these things happened today".  So, to that end, I'm still a
> fan of logwatch, though logcheck has clear packaging advantages.
> Honestly, I think neither should be in main, but that's just me.

I agree that I don't think either is important to have in main.

 - mdz

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