Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
setlogmask - set log priority mask
int setlogmask(int mask);
A process has a log priority mask that determines which calls to
may be logged.
All other calls will be ignored.
Logging is enabled for the priorities that have the corresponding
bit set in
The initial mask is such that logging is enabled for all priorities.
function sets this logmask for the calling process,
and returns the previous mask.
If the mask argument is 0, the current logmask is not modified.
The eight priorities are
The bit corresponding to a priority
Some systems also provide a macro
for the mask
of all priorities in the above list up to and including
This function returns the previous log priority mask.
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see
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