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Re: (ITS#5904) Docs: admin guide describes log levels inconsistently
--On Saturday, January 24, 2009 10:51 PM +0000 firstname.lastname@example.org
> The man pages always have the most details, but I think what ever the code
> has regarding options is the master source.
> Can anyone clarify?
Hm, I was under the impression that -d (debug level) and LOG level were
different. I.e., they don't always apply straight across.
Turn on debugging as defined by debug-level. If this option is
specified, even with a zero argument, slapd will not fork or
disassociate from the invoking terminal. Some general operation
and status messages are printed for any value of debug-level.
debug-level is taken as a bit string, with each bit correspond-
ing to a different kind of debugging information. See
<ldap_log.h> for details. Comma-separated arrays of friendly
names can be specified to select debugging output of the corre-
sponding debugging information. All the names recognized by the
loglevel directive described in slapd.conf(5) are supported. If
debug-level is ?, a list of installed levels is printed, and
And the man page for slapd seems to back that up. I.e., any LOG level
setting works with -d, but there may be -d options that are beyond what LOG
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