[libvirt] respect debug level for domain log file

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Thu Apr 16 15:32:06 UTC 2009

On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 03:38:40PM +0200, Guido Günther wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 01:29:08PM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 02:17:29PM +0200, Guido G?nther wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > currently every monitor command is dumped into the domain logfiles, this
> > > can lead to huge logs[1]. Since we're not going through the normal
> > > logging facilites to get per domain logfiles we should at least resepct
> > > the default priority.
> > 
> > IMHO this should just be removed. We already have ability to log all
> > monitor commands via the normal logging mechanism, so we no longer have a
> > need to write them out to the domain logs. We should leave the domain logs
> > just for QEMU's stdout/err as we originally had them. 
> I'm all for it since this makes reparsing the log output safer too.
> Attached patch remove the monitor output from the domain log file. To
> compensate it prefixes the debug replies with the vm name so it's easier
> to find out what's wrong on a crowded system.

  Sounds good to me. I think there is many places where we could add
a bit more DEBUG statements, I laready had to do this kind of changes to
tracks some allocation bugs and it would have been nicer if the DEBUG
were in the compiled binaries.



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