[KDE/Mac] chattyness & log pollution

Boudewijn Rempt boud at valdyas.org
Fri Aug 1 07:37:07 UTC 2014

On Thu, 31 Jul 2014, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:

> On Jul 31, 2014, at 1:55 PM, René J.V. Bertin <rjvbertin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> KDE apps tend to be incredibly chatty on stdout and/or stderr. When they're launched through LaunchServices on OS X, all that output goes into the system log. Is there a way to avoid this from happening? I've tried replacing the bundle executable with a wrapper script that redirects both streams to /dev/null, but incomprehensibly that has no effect.
> Have you tried using launchd.plist [1] properties StandardOutPath and StandardErrorPath?
> [1] https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man5/launchd.plist.5.html

It might also help to ship  a kdebugrc file with everything turned off.


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