[logback-dev] Logger serialization (http://jira.qos.ch/browse/LOGBACK-829)

ceki ceki at qos.ch
Mon Apr 8 16:21:18 CEST 2013

Fortunately enough, the changes are backward compatible. Logger 
instances serialized by logback 1.0.11 and earlier can be read by 
logback version 1.0.12 and later and vice-versa.

On 08.04.2013 12:37, ceki wrote:
> Hi all,
> Serialization of Logger instances is very bloated. Commit [1],
> significantly reduces the Size of serialized logger
> objects. Unfortunately, the new Logger serialization is likely to be
> incompatible with serialization streams using older Logger instances.
> This will adversely impact users who serialized objects referencing
> logger instances.
> Currently looking at ways in which serialization can be changes without
> breaking compatibility.
> [1] https://github.com/qos-ch/logback/commit/2668d4e

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