[Ffmpeg-devel] logs with printf and fprintf

Benjamin Larsson banan
Tue Feb 7 22:18:12 CET 2006

DKorchev at aol.com wrote:

>I have a suggestion that will  simplify the integration process of ffmpeg 
>into another  application.
>Current code has a lot of printf and fprintf statements. It  would be better 
>to define a log function like
>void my_log(log_type,  message,...);
>where log_type is one of these LOG_ERROR, LOG_INFO,  LOG_WARNING, etc.
>That would make it easier to redirect all messages  to a file or suppress 
>them depending on application requirements.
>This is  easy to change and it does not need to be done for all messages at 
>once because  it should not break any code.
There is already av_log, but we havn't replaced all printf's yet. Patches
are welcome.

Benjamin Larsson

"incorrect information" is an oxymoron. Information is, by definition, factual, correct.

More information about the ffmpeg-devel mailing list