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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Ant2 logging
Date Thu, 10 May 2001 09:31:40 GMT
At 09:02  10/5/01 +0200, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
>Diane Holt <> wrote:
>> --- Peter Donald <> wrote:
>>> None of the discussion is related to that at all ;] - but
>>> presumably what you want will be doable by customizing listeners ;)
>> If that's the case, then I'm completely lost -- so can you (or
>> anyone else) take me back a step and explain what it is that -is-
>> being discussed?
>I'll try to - using less words than Pete 8-).
>Peter didn't say this very clearly when he started the thread, but he
>keeps on repeating that he's not talking about how the output of Ant
>is going to look or how it is produced - this is going to remain the
>responsibility of Listeners (in Ant1 we call them BuildListener, Peter
>calls them ProjectListener now, they are synonyms in this context).
>The question is, how do messages travel from tasks to the listeners.
>In Ant1 they are routed by the Project object which is bad for several
>reasons (shouldn't be Project's responsibiluty at all and makes it
>hard to modify verbosity at a different level than project wide).
>The discussion is on this question, at least this is what it was
>intended to be.
>On the topic of hierarchical logging, I'd use Log4J's document at
><> to get an idea of
>the concept.

yes - much clearer - thanks ;)



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