[rabbitmq-discuss] Feedback On Logging Frameworks Please! (was lager vs sasl error log)

Tim Watson watson.timothy at gmail.com
Thu Mar 28 09:24:17 GMT 2013

Hi Petr,

Great that's just what I needed to know.


On 28 Mar 2013, at 08:19, "Gotthard, Petr" <Petr.Gotthard at Honeywell.com> wrote:

> Tim,
> My "user story" would be:
> As plug-in developers we need a logging framework that can enable severity-based log filtering from our custom plug-ins.
> We need each log-record on a single line, indicating time, severity and source (PID and module name) so that we can use 'grep' for post-processing.
> For this purpose the lager framework and the approach you've taken is completely sufficient.
> Regards,
> Petr
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Watson [mailto:tim at rabbitmq.com] 
> Sent: 27. března 2013 17:47
> To: Discussions about RabbitMQ
> Cc: Ben Hood; Gavin M. Roy; Gotthard, Petr; Matt Pietrek
> Subject: Feedback On Logging Frameworks Please! (was lager vs sasl error log)
> Hello all!
> I recently notified the mailing list that I've created a plugin providing a way to integrate the lager logging framework into RabbitMQ as a plugin: https://github.com/hyperthunk/rabbitmq-lager.
> If you're interested in seeing improvements to rabbit's logging then please give this a try and give us some feedback. In particular, we'd like to know whether the approach I've taken (i.e., using lager's error_logger redirection) provides *enough* functionality for our users and/or what additional features you'd like to see. Getting decent feedback is a prerequisite to getting these changes integrated into rabbit in a permanent and supported manner, so please don't be shy!
> If you're cc'ed on this email then you've piped up about logging recently/before on this list, and therefore I've kindly singled you out as a potential victim, erm... wait no... volunteer! That's right! ;)
> So, feedback on a postcard please folks! We'd like to get this 'just right' so everyone has *nice* things to say about our gorgeous log files and configurable backends and whatnot.
> Cheers,
> Tim

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