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From Fergus Gallagher <>
Subject Re: Logging (was Re: Feature)
Date Thu, 08 Jun 2000 12:50:57 GMT
Just to throw something else into the ring, has an 
excellent logging utility with multi-level granularity.  It is the 
open-source version of the IBM logger previously at alphaworks

The XML configuration is just dandy.


At 14:15 08/06/00 +0200, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> >>>>> "BP" == Brill Pappin <> writes:
>  BP> Maybe 4 levels of log NONE=well, none :), ALL or DEBUG= log
>  BP> everything, MARKER=the beginning and ending of a task, MESSAGE=
>  BP> the same as what is seen on the console.
>Actually there are already different levels of logging (ERR, INFO,
>WARN, VERBOSE) in Project and each task can emit information at any of
>those levels. Only thing that is missing is the granularity of output
>you'd like to have.
>One could move the logging into Task instead of Project and have a
>loglevel attribute in the Task class. This could be set to the Project's
>value by default.
>Doing so would enable something like
><target name="compile">
>   <mkdir ... />
>   <javac ... loglevel="VERBOSE" />
>   <copyfile ... loglevel="WARN" />
>This would make mkdir use Project's loglevel. javac would be verbose
>and copyfile would suppress all informational messages without caring
>for Project's loglevel.

Fergus Gallagher
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