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

Derek Buitenhuis derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com
Sat Mar 30 23:19:19 CET 2013

On 2013-03-30 6:11 PM, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> The fact that we have no such log messages doesn't mean we might not
> have them in the future. Also it might be used in wrapped libraries
> (PANIC level was borrowed from syslog error levels, and thus it's a
> sort of informal standard).

Well, is there an actual definition of what it is? Nobody I asked seemed to
have any idea what the PANIC loglevel event was for or meant.

> Feel free to change this to "Only show fatal errors", and drop the
> mention to panic.


> Still technically wrong, since this will show also fatal errors, which
> are not recoverable.

I worded it poorly.

How about:

Shows all errors. Will show non-fatal errors, in addition to all other fatal errors
and panics.

- Derek

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