[logback-dev] birthTime of the context

ceki ceki at qos.ch
Wed Oct 26 11:26:21 CEST 2011

How about if there was a method which returned the time of the last 
reset? Something like:

StatusChecker checker = new StatusChercker(loggerContext);
long time = checker.timeOfLastReset();

Would the above work for you?

On 26/10/2011 11:19 AM, Joern Huxhorn wrote:
> Good point...
> I need the time of the last reset in some way so I'm able to only evaluate status messages since the last reset in an easy, straightforward way.
> How about adding another attribute for that instead, like e.g. resetTime, that would be initialized to birthTime initially but would be updated at the start of the reset operation.
> Would that be a reasonable compromise?
> On 26.10.2011, at 09:09, ceki wrote:
>> Hi Joern,
>>> Could you reset the birthTime of the Context as I requested in
>>> LBCLASSIC-273? Please? :)
>> The birth time of the context designates the start time of the
>> application (assuming logback was started at application launch). I
>> don't think it makes sense to reset the birth time when the context is
>> reset. For example, relative time would go backwards if birth time was
>> reset which users may find confusing.
>> --
>> Ceki
>> http://twitter.com/#!/ceki


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