ANNOUNCE: logwrites 1.1 -- A transparent mechanism for logging installation of files

ANNOUNCE: logwrites 1.1 -- A transparent mechanism for logging installation of files

Post by Adam J. Richt » Fri, 31 May 1996 04:00:00

        Logwrites is a shared library that intercepts calls to open(),
symlink(), etc. to transparently produce a log of file modifications
performed by programs as they run.  It can also automatically backup
files in many (but not all) cases that otherwise would have been

        The original use for this was to track the installation of
files done by "make install" for quality assurance purposes at
Yggdrasil.  One use that I would like to see this system put to in the
future would be as part of a universal system for tracking the
installation of software, independent of packaging format, or
even for software that is installed with "make install" or as
individual files.

Title:          logwrites
Version:        1.1
Entered-date:   28MAY96
Description:    Library for intercepting, logging and saving file modifications as they are being done.
Keywords:       ELF shared filter library file tracking

Primary-site: pub/dist/pkg
                11kB logwrites-1.1.tar.gz
Alternate-site: pub/Linux/libs
                11kB logwrites-1.1.tar.gz
Alternate-site: pub/linux/sources/libs
                11kB logwrites-1.1.tar.gz
Copying-policy: GPL

Adam J. Richter                           Yggdrasil Computing, Incorporated
(408) 261-6630                            "Free Software For The Rest of Us."


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