Merged requested to merge wlampl/athena:converterOutputLevelSetting into master
Setting the OutputLevel of a Converter is notoriously hard because Gaudi-Converters have no properties. The only way is to tell the MessageSvc that a particular component should have a particular OutputLevel.
This MR exends the functionality of the
setupLoggingLevels method in
AthenaConfiguration/utils.py to allow setting the OutputLevel also for components not known as config-time (like converters).
With this change, one can run for example:
ATHENA_CORE_NUMBER=4 Reco_tf.py '--CA' '--AMI' 'q442' --multithreaded --preExec "ConfigFlags.Exec.DebugMessageComponents='AtlasIDDetDescrCnv'"
to enable DEBUG-level messaging from the
cc @mnowak since we discussed this issue over lunch ....