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SET_MESSAGE_MODE(3)       Linux Programmer's Manual      SET_MESSAGE_MODE(3)

NAME         top

       set_message_mode - Sets the message mode

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <libaudit.h>

       void set_message_mode (message_t mode);

DESCRIPTION         top

       set_message_mode sets the location where informational messages are
       sent. If mode=0 (default), then informational messages are sent to
       stderr. If mode=1, then informational messages are sent to syslog.

EXAMPLE         top

       /* Sample code */

SEE ALSO         top

       auditd(8), audit_open(3).

AUTHOR         top

       Debora Velarde.

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Linux 2.6                        2004-12-01              SET_MESSAGE_MODE(3)