[mythtv] [PATCH] Re: policy on using 'VERBOSE' in myth

Geoffrey Hausheer ou401cru02 at sneakemail.com
Wed Aug 27 17:55:49 EDT 2003

On Wed, 27 Aug 2003 17:30:58 -0400, "Isaac Richards ijr-at-po.cwru.edu
|mythtv/1.0-Allow|" <e6kbhbk35r0t at sneakemail.com> said:
> On Wednesday 27 August 2003 05:23 pm, Geoffrey Hausheer wrote:
> > This isn't really an error (it may or may not generate loss of data).  So
> > I'm not sure why we want to report this by default.  Checking in the
> > encoder if this is causing real data loss would be the right place for an
> > error message, it seems to me.  specifically, I get this all the time
> > using the transcoder, since I can effectively feed it data at the same
> > rate that I read it, and blocking the write has no impact on the
> > output....This is why I had changed it to an info message with a
> > 'verbose' in my patch.  I'm cool with another solution, but I'd rather
> > not generate lots of these messages while transcoding.  Comments?
> That's something you'd want to know during normal playback/recording, 
> however..
Wouldn't that be a perfect use for VERBOSE(VB_IMPORTANT,...)?

If nothing else, will you accept a patch that lets me disable these
messages either during the creatiion of the RingBuffer, or as a sperate


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