New logging framework on 'next' (Blinkenlights users beware)

Daniel Shahaf d.s at
Wed Nov 2 15:33:45 GMT 2011

Sebastian Spaeth wrote on Wed, Nov 02, 2011 at 10:45:24 +0100:
> On Tue, 01 Nov 2011 17:30:50 +0000, Chris Dennis <cgdennis at> wrote:
> > > Excellent! I've just got that working, and it's a big improvement.
> > 
> > ...except that the log file gets overwritten every time offlineimap is 
> > restarted.  Maybe some people would want it to do that, but for me, the 
> > following 1-character patch fixes it:
> Yes, that is on purpose, as I got bug reports complaining that OLI
> appends rather than truncates log files.
> Personally, I would be happy to have it append again if that is the
> community consensus.

Makes sense to me; default to being non-lossy.

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