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Re: Logging: home-grown mechanism or syslog/event-log?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-07-24 15:00:12 CEST

Michael R Sweet wrote:

> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
>> ...
>> This doesn't seem like very much code to me. I agree that maybe
>> this could be sublimated into APR, but it also seems pretty general
>> and simple. To me, the "big coding task" that's going to create
>> tons of churn (and require maintenance) is teaching our servers to
>> *call* the logging API in a million places. The actual logging
>> infrastructure described above, even if homegrown, seems pretty tiny
>> to me.
>
>
> My $0.02: take the existing httpd low-level logging code and move it
> to APR. Then have the httpd and Subversion logging APIs (which would
> just be thin glue layers) use the APR log API to actually log the
> individual messages.

Oh sure, and wait for 2 years until Subversion and HTTPD both catch up
with whichever version of APR happens to include that API. It certainly
wouldn't happen before httpd-2.2 and svn-2.0.

-- Brane

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