Sebastian Spaeth Sebastian at
Sat Jan 7 01:55:03 GMT 2012

On Fri, 6 Jan 2012 20:33:04 -0500, Tim Gray wrote:

> Some thing changed though.  Now there's a lot of messages seemingly sent 
> to stderr.  Not only do they never make it to the log file, they corrupt 
> my mutt display when I run the script.  So I had to modify the above line to:
>      offlineimap -o -q -u basic >> $LOGFILE 2>&1 &
> With that change, my log file contents look like they did before.  It's 
> not the end of the world, but it doesn't seem right.  Status messages 
> like that should be going to stdout, right?

I have converted the logging to make use of the standard python logging
framework. And the default logger logs to... STDERR :-), that's where
stuff goes now. But I agree that I would expect output on STDOUT by
default. Perhaps we should change that? It would be an easy change.

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