Commit 146b5941 authored by Michal 'vorner' Vaner's avatar Michal 'vorner' Vaner
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<varlistentry>
<term><option>destination</option> is <quote>console</quote></term>
<listitem>
<simpara>
<para>
The value of output must be one of <quote>stdout</quote>
(messages printed to standard output) or
<quote>stderr</quote> (messages printed to standard
error).
</simpara>
</para>
<para>
Note: if output is set to <quote>stderr</quote> and a lot of
messages are produced in a short time (e.g. if the logging
level is set to DEBUG), you may occasionally see some messages
jumbled up together. This is due to a combination of the way
that messages are written to the screen and the unbuffered
nature of the standard error stream. If this occurs, it is
recommended that output be set to <quote>stdout</quote>.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><option>destination</option> is <quote>file</quote></term>
<listitem>
<simpara>
<para>
The value of output is interpreted as a file name;
log messages will be appended to this file.
</simpara>
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><option>destination</option> is <quote>syslog</quote></term>
<listitem>
<simpara>
<para>
The value of output is interpreted as the
<command>syslog</command> facility (e.g.
<emphasis>local0</emphasis>) that should be used
for log messages.
</simpara>
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
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