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From "Ruud Bos" <ruud....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Server side socket usage
Date Mon, 19 May 2008 13:08:37 GMT
Thanks!

The only thing is that the SocketNode class seems to be removed in 0.10.0
I will try with 0.9.7

Ruud


On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 1:47 PM, rizwan khalid <rizwankhalid@infinilogic.com>
wrote:

>
> Hi
>
> Few months back Amit Sarna sent me a working example for client/server
> loggers. It uses SockeAppender but it should be easily converted to
> XMLSocketAppender. Below i am pasting the Amit's email which will help you
> in building the sample attached with this mail...
>
> Hi Rizwan,
>
>   Sorry for delayed response. This is my work e-mail so can't see it on
> weekends. I've attached the source and config files in a .RAR file.  It's a
> very simple example but enough to show how to do a client and a server. I
> haven't included make files because our makefiles use a lot of environment
> vars specific to our app but if you can't get it compiling i can try and
> rustle one up for you tonight.
>
>
>
> The config files should be in the same directory as the executables. When
> you've compiled both, run the server first, then run the client. This should
> produce two log files, the client one should log as expected, and the server
> one should log it's own stuff and also messages sent from the client app.
>
>
>
> If you need any explanation on anything drop me a mail and i'll do my best
> :-)
>
>
>
> Cheers
>
>   Amit
>
>
> --
> Rizwan Khalid
> Phone: +92 021 2781592
> 14th Floor, National IT Park, Shahra-e-Faisal
> Karachi, Pakistan
>
>
>
>
> --------- Original message --------
> From: "Curt Arnold"
> To: "Log4CXX User"
> Subject: [SPAM] Re: Server side socket usage
> Date: 05-16-08 01:17
>
>
> On May 15, 2008, at 9:45 AM, Ruud Bos wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > I'm new to the list, so I have no idea if this question has been
> > asked many times before. I hope someone can put me in the right
> > direction.
> >
> > I'd like to use log4cxx for two applications. One acts as a client
> > that needs to send it's logging to a server application using socket
> > communication. Both programs are written in C++.
> >
> > From the few things I could find on the internet about the use of
> > the ServerSocket class, I was not able to create something that
> > works. Most of these only talk about the client side and use the
> > java substitute log4j for the server side.
> >
> > If someone could point me to some example code, that would be
> > extremely helpful.
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Ruud
> >
>
>
> log4cxx 0.9.7 came with an implementation of both the client and
> server side for SocketAppender, but used its own format that was not
> platform independent. So if the sender and receiver differed in
> endianness, character type, int length or the like, bad things would
> happen.
>
> log4cxx 0.10.0 replaced that with an implementation that produced a
> stream format compatible with log4j's format (the Java serialization
> of its LoggingEvent class). This allows interoperability with
> Chainsaw and eliminated the platform variation of the format.
>
> There is a huge degree of variability allowed with Java serialization
> so it is much easier to write a logging event that can be read by Java
> serialization than reliably read a logging event written by Java
> serialization. You could write code that read log4cxx's specific take
> on it, but that would be unlikely to reliably read events from log4j.
>
> If you were going to receive events from log4cxx, I would suggest
> using the XMLSocketAppender as the format would require less custom
> code to parse the stream format. I'm sorry, but I'm not aware of any
> sample code for it.
>
>
>

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