[PATCH] log: Allow LOG_DEBUG to always enable log output

Simon Glass sjg at chromium.org
Tue Jul 28 01:17:56 CEST 2020

Hi Heinrich,

On Mon, 27 Jul 2020 at 00:15, Heinrich Schuchardt <xypron.glpk at gmx.de> wrote:
> On 7/27/20 4:27 AM, Simon Glass wrote:
> > At present if CONFIG_LOG enabled, putting LOG_DEBUG at the top of a file
> > (before log.h inclusion) causes _log() to be executed for every log()
> > call, regardless of the build- or run-time logging level.
> >
> > However there is no guarantee that the log record will actually be
> > displayed. If the current log level is lower than LOGL_DEBUG then it will
> > not be.
> >
> > Add a way to signal that the log record should always be displayed and
> > update log_passes_filters() to handle this.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Simon Glass <sjg at chromium.org>
> Hello Simon,
> we have different debug levels:
> If I understand you right, with your patch putting #define LOG_DEBUG at
> the top of the file enables all of these. This may be more than I want.
> Wouldn't it be more flexible if we could put something like:
> at the top of the file if we want logging up to level 7 in this file.

Actually the way I implemented it, it only enables update LOGL_DEBUG.

Certainly your idea is more flexible. I wonder if we could make the
level optional, so:

#define LOG_DEBUG




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