Issues with DebugLevel and AuthAlg properties

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Fri Jan 1 16:10:51 EST 2010


On Fri, Jan 01, 2010 at 12:27:04PM -0800, Marcel Holtmann wrote:
> > The default debug level is MSG_INFO, i.e., 2. -d on command line
> > decreases this to 1 (MSG_DEBUG) and -dd to 0 (MSG_MSGDUMP) (similarly,
> > -q increases the level to 3 (MSG_WARNING), and -qq to 4 (MSG_ERROR). In
> > other words, the larger the number, the less verbose debug output.
> 
> that is totally confusing. I would expect it exactly the other way
> around.

That's the way it is used internally in wpa_supplicant. This value could
obviously be mapped to something else in the D-Bus interface, if
desired. Anyway, I can at least add this description into dbus.doxygen.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA


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