[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH 1/2] Add a target to the PA log feature

Maarten Bosmans mkbosmans at gmail.com
Thu Feb 24 16:10:07 PST 2011

2011/2/24 Becker, VincentX <vincentx.becker at intel.com>:
>>>From: Maarten Bosmans [mailto:mkbosmans at gmail.com]
>>>2011/2/23 Becker, VincentX <vincentx.becker at intel.com>:
>>>> Thanks for your review Maarten. So you suggest to split this into
>>>several patches (2). One for the outer implementation and the other for
>>>the inner one. I will try to attend to the irc meeting tomorrow so I
>>>can catch your remarks in real time.
>>>I'm not sure what you mean by outer and inner implementation. What I
>>>meant was one patch thats adds the option to log to a file (this patch
>>>touches all four files) and one patch that does the metadata,
>>>append_data thing (should only change src/pulsecore/log.c)
>>>Having two clean patches (see my other comments) tomorrow would help to
>>>keep thing moving in the meeting.
>>Hi Maarten,
>>Here are the 2 patches as you suggested (both patches can be compiled
>>separately). I also integrated one of your remarks, but not all. Like
>>concerning the file naming, as you said it might be a bit too
>>complicated and appending the file or creating a new one might be
>>enough. But it remains a powerful way to debug pulseaudio and it is more
>>direct than using syslog.
>>I also wrote a module dedicated to log PCM samples, configurable for
>>sinks and/or sources with or without their respective sink inputs/source
>>outputs. I will submit it probably next month.
> I send again the patches as the older ones could not be applied.

The patches were handled at the meeting yesterday

Some changes are necessary, but basically adding the file log target
is ACKed. The other change about string format handling needs further
review though.

If you need some help with getting patches ready, I can be of
assistance, just let me know.


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