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Page history last edited by PBworks 13 years, 2 months ago


It is complicated, because it can do *much* more than just write to file: emailing logs, logging to HTTP, TCP, UDP, SOAP servers, logging to Unix syslog and NT's event log.


BTW typical Java solution: does scale up but not down. In 2.4, basicConfig() scales down





Short overview

ONLamp (2005)

IBM devel (2007) extended logging: store in SQLite db for later comparison


Official docs


from author - API docs - config file format


Tips, best practices


  • use %r instead of %s or %d. if exceptions have been raised trying to log about an exception caused by incorrect data being passed in, e.g. string instead of a int. The repr form ensures that something sane will be logged

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