[vlc-devel] [PATCH] logger: Add --syslog-ident parameter.

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed Mar 6 19:12:15 CET 2013

Le mercredi 6 mars 2013 20:01:00, Georgi Chorbadzhiyski a écrit :
> On 06.3.2013 г. 18:23, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > Le mercredi 6 mars 2013 18:17:47, Georgi Chorbadzhiyski a écrit :
> >> Yes it includes it, but when all processes identify themselves as vlc I
> >> have no way of knowing which of them is talking when there are 10 VLC's
> >> on host X. I've seen other daemons that don't offer way of setting
> >> syslog-ident use argv[0] as the ident /that would also work for me/.
> > 
> > Normally, there is only one VLC with a given PID on a given host...
> I don't use VLC as player but as encoder/transcoder for lots of channels
> /tens per host/. My usage is absolutely not the normal one.

That changes nothing to the fact that there is only one "vlc" process with a 
certain PID at a certain time on a certain machine. Hence, it is always 
possible to uniquely identify a VLC instance in the logs.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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