Subject: Re: Tracking Prevalance of Bugs
To: Brian D Chase <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 05/03/1999 14:39:59
In message <Pine.SGI.email@example.com>,
Brian D Chase writes:
>Allowing users to have the option to send in system stat tracking info
>would be a great idea. I don't even think that we'd need to make it any
>sort of option for which people are prompted. It would just be one of
>those things which if you knew about it, you could enable it via
>/etc/rc.conf. From there people can debate whether or not it gets
>incorporated as some prompted option during sysinst, but I think having a
>standardized facility in place would be a good thing.
Code it up, send it in as a software-change PR.
(Maybe Nathan's stuff at MIT is suitable to drop right in).
It certainly caused howls of ``Yech! How linux-like! How intrusive!''
(or something like that) last time anything like this was suggested.