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MivaScript Builtin Function, Miva Merchant 9+

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miva_openlog( ident, logopt, facility )

<mvt:assign name="g.return_value" value="miva_openlog( ident, logopt, facility )" />

Opens a connection to the log file and sets default behavior for all subsequent miva_writelog calls.


  • ident

    a string that will be prepended to all subsequent log messages. May be the empty string.

  • logopt

    a string containing a list of options. Each option may be any of the words listed below. Commas and/or spaces separate the options. An empty string is permitted.

  • facility

    The default facility code for subsequent messages. May be any one of the words listed below.

Return Values


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