[ABANDONED] Remove some excessive log formatting

Chris Sherlock chris.sherlock79 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 21 23:01:23 UTC 2019

> On 21 Nov 2019, at 10:47 pm, Luboš Luňák <l.lunak at collabora.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 21 of November 2019, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
>> On 21/11/2019 11:25, Chris Sherlock wrote:
>>> Just a quick query to the ML - when I’m attempting to troubleshoot
>>> issues with EMF files, I use SAL_INFO to see what records it is reading.
>>> It’s already helped me work out some issues, in particular the last one
>>> was around custom line caps.
>>> How else should we be doing this?
>> I guess there's no ideal answer.
> While I agree that there's no ideal answer, the way I see it is that there 
> should be a preferred answer, and that's how I see SAL_INFO.
>>>> Hm, sounds rather like a misuse of the SAL log facility to me.  (Each
>>>> use of it comes at a cost, so it shouldn't be used too lightly for
>>>> anything but logging unusual events.)
> E.g. currently while writing the Skia VCL backend I've added SAL_INFO to 
> pretty much to each of the drawing functions. And of course normally nobody 
> wants to see that, but it can be useful if needed, all it takes is setting 
> SAL_LOG, and it fits nicely with the code (no #ifdefs or anything). So I 
> disagree with it being just for the unusual stuff (that's SAL_WARN).

Hi Lubos, 

I’m really interested in this work - are you working on a particular branch?


> --  
> Luboš Luňák
> l.lunak at collabora.com

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