r5 - 2013-07-20 - 22:26:10 - ShubhamSinghalYou are here: NTP >  Dev Web > GoogleSummerOfCode > GSoC2013LoggingDebugging
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Logging and Debugging


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Date Task Description % Done
05-27 Community Bonding Students get to know mentors, read documentation, get up to speed to begin working on their projects. choice-yes
06-17 Coding Begins Students begin coding for their GSoC projects choice-yes
07-29 BO Midterm Evals Mentors and students can begin submitting mid-term evaluations.  
08-02 EO Midterm Evals Mid-term evaluations deadline.  
09-16 Wrap-up Suggested "Pencils Down" date. Take a week to scrub code, write tests, improve documentation, etc.  
09-23 Firm "Pencils Down" Mentors, students and organization administrators can begin submitting final evaluations to Google.  
09-27 Final Evaluation Final Evaluations Deadline  
09-27 Code Samples Students begin uploading code samples  
10-01 Final Results Final Results Announced  

Discussion and Comments

Shubham, please note that some of the msyslog() items have (or had, depending on when I check something in) newlines at the end of the strings: "...\n" - the trailing \n is not wanted for syslog entries. But this means we will probably never want \n at the end of these strings as we can then add one if we are outputting to a TTY or FILE sink. It also means that if the current code has one directive for TTY or FILE output and the same directive for syslog, we should be able to replace this with a single call that says "output to both syslog and TTY/FILE ". There are also some cases (like libntp/audio.c) where we have plain printf() calls - these should be fixed, too.

-- HarlanStenn - 2013-06-27

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