[development] InnoDB and accesslog/ watchdog

Chris Johnson chris at tinpixel.com
Mon Aug 14 03:45:12 UTC 2006

Khalid B wrote:
> I don't like to impose an infrastructure default that may not be available
> for most users, nor can  they enable it if they want to (think shared
> hosting where Inno or Merge may not be available).
> hook_accesslog() and hook_watchdog() is the way to go.
> We can ship default modules that do what is done today, but contributors
> can write modules that do syslog, SNMP, pager, monit, nagios, ....etc.
> The possibilities are endless.
> I may even volunteer to write a contrib syslog module for both hooks if no
> one else is working on it.

Khalid has the proper solution, I believe.  Providing a way for module 
developers to meet the ever varying hosting infrastructures that people will 
want to run Drupal on is the best way to solve any problem of this kind.

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