Subject: Re: Tracking Prevalance of Bugs
To: Brian D Chase <>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 05/03/1999 14:39:59
In message <>,
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.