Issues with DebugLevel and AuthAlg properties

Marcel Holtmann marcel
Fri Jan 1 13:13:07 PST 2010

Hi Jouni,

> > > 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.

maybe if we export DebugLevel as string and make it "debug", "msgdump",
"warning", "error" and "info" then it gets pretty clear.



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