[MPlayer-DOCS] Misdocumented option -verbose
diego at biurrun.de
Thu Dec 8 11:02:24 CET 2005
On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 11:37:13AM +0200, Oded Shimon wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 09:54:56AM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 05, 2005 at 11:03:54PM +0200, Oded Shimon wrote:
> > > -verbose is totally misdocumented in the docs, it's described as simply an
> > > alias to '-v', its actual behavior is accepting a number, from 0 to 9,
> > > matching the different mp_msg levels (MSGL).
> > >
> > > mplayer => mplayer -verbose 0
> > > mplayer -v => mplayer -verbose 1
> > > mplayer -v -v => mplayer -verbose 2
> > So something like
> > -v
> > Increment verbosity level, one level for each -v found on the command line.
> > -verbose <0-9)
> > Directly set verbosity level. See -msglevel for the meaning of each level.
> no, -verbose 0-4.
> see below
> > > with msglevel patch i just sent to dev-eng, -verbose corresponds to
> > > '-msglevel all=', only +5 levels.
> > Elaborate.
> -verbose 0 => -msglevel all=5
> -verbose 1 => -msglevel all=6
> -verbose 2 => -msglevel all=7
> and so on. imo the option is obsolete and can/should be removed
Ugh. Yes, given that it was never really documented, I think it could
be removed. Or at least made to start properly at 0, there is no reason
for it to behave differently.
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