[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 02/12] doc: Explain the various logevel settings

Derek Buitenhuis derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com
Sat Mar 30 20:32:49 CET 2013

Signed-off-by: Derek Buitenhuis <derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com>
 doc/avtools-common-opts.texi |   13 +++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 13 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/avtools-common-opts.texi b/doc/avtools-common-opts.texi
index 111812d..7ee41c7 100644
--- a/doc/avtools-common-opts.texi
+++ b/doc/avtools-common-opts.texi
@@ -120,13 +120,26 @@ Set the logging level used by the library.
 @var{loglevel} is a number or a string containing one of the following values:
 @table @samp
 @item quiet
+Show nothing at all; be silent.
 @item panic
+Deprecated. Does nothing.
 @item fatal
+Only show fatal errors. These are errors after which the process absolutely
+cannot continue after.
 @item error
+Show all errors. These errors will cause problems, but the process can
+recover and continue.
 @item warning
+Show all warnings and errors. Anything that doesn't go quite right shall
+be shown.
 @item info
+Show information from libavcodec, libavformat, and other libraries during
+processing, if they provide it. This is in addition to warnings and errors.
+This is the default value.
 @item verbose
+Same as @code{info}, except more verbose.
 @item debug
+Show everything, including debugging information.
 @end table
 By default the program logs to stderr, if coloring is supported by the

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