[Libvir] [PATCH] output virsh log to file

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Wed May 16 09:52:40 UTC 2007

Nobuhiro Itou wrote:
> Hi,
> I made the patch which output debug messages and error messages
> of virsh to the log file.
> I think that it is necessary to leave logs to the file for the
> investigation at the failure.
> Debug messages can take appointed optional information,
> and error messages will make it easy to specify a cause.
> Moreover, I'm thinking about outputting virterror information
> to the virsh log file by the next step.
> It is simple specifications as follows.
>  * Destination         -- <USER HOME>/.virsh/virsh.log
>  * Log size            -- 1MB(1024*1024)
>  * Number of Rotations -- 5
>  * There is process exclusion.
> First, will you take in this patch ?

Well, this patch looks OK to me.

What would be wrong with just virsh ... 2>/tmp/logfile?

> And, I have a plan to enhance logging functionality.
> (for example, libvirt error logging)

Can you explain?


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