Causes all subsequent calls to miva_writelog to be ignored unless they specify a priority that is included in the maskpri argument. Will return failure unless the miva log is open.
miva_setlogmask( maskpri )
Returns 1 on success, 0 on error
maskpri = a string containing a list of priorities. Each priority may be any of the words listed below. Commas and/or spaces separate the priorities. An empty string is permitted but means that all subsequent miva_writelog calls will be ignored.
The following keywords are recognized within maskpri:
A panic condition usually used to indicate the operating system is about to crash.
Very serious conditions requiring immediate attention.
Critical conditions, but not as serious as ALERT.
Conditions that are not errors but may require special attention.