[logback-dev] RFC: LoggingEvent redesign
rgoers at apache.org
Tue Feb 24 23:49:43 CET 2009
Darn. I started to implement this and discovered that
LocationAwareLogger doesn't have a method that accepts the object
array so I am stuck serializing the data anyway - unless you'd care to
public void log(Marker marker, String fqcn, int level, String message,
Object argArray, Throwable t);
to the interface and the various implementations.
On Feb 24, 2009, at 10:25 AM, Ceki Gulcu wrote:
> Thank you for sharing this example which illustrates the point quite
> Ralph Goers wrote:
>> Yes and no. The API would be a call like logger.logEvent(EventData
>> data); EventData is really just a Map with a few extra methods.
>> Under the hood the event data gets serialized to XML as the
>> "message" but the EventData map is still passed as a parameter.
>> Then when the Appender gets the LoggingEvent it can first check for
>> the map being present. If it is it can just use it and the
>> serialized XML just gets ignored. Otherwise we have to go through
>> the expense of reconstructing the map from the message. If one of
>> the out-of-the box Appenders is used then the map will be ignored
>> and only the serialized map is recorded, but if someone wants to
>> write a custom appender it will save quite a bit of overhead in not
>> having to reconstruct the EventData map on every audit event.
> Ceki Gülcü
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