[logback-user] How to get log configuration errors logged but not debug?

Syvalta syvalta at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 13 10:49:23 CEST 2008

Thanks for your answers Ceki and Anton, and sorry for the delay to answer.

I will submit an issue as suggested. And sorry for using confusing terms, by
logging errors I meant just the ability to print logback errors to sdterr by

Ceki Gulcu-2 wrote:
> Hello Syvalta,
> Thank you for your message. I'd to point out that logback does not and
> cannot 
> *log* from within itself, To be more precise, logback does not generate
> logging 
> requests without solicitation from client code (code outside logback).
> There is 
> actually code within logback that drops log messages generated by logback 
> components.
> However, logback components are allowed to generate status messages about
> their 
> internal state and add them to the StatusManager associated with the
> logback 
> context. Note that most logback components have a reference to their
> context.
> If you wanted to have only Warn and Error status messages printed, you
> could 
> write your own StatusManager that does just that. Unfortunately, at
> present time 
> you cannot tell LoggerContext to use a StatusManager different than the
> default.
> If you kindly enter a Jira issue asking for this feature, I'd be happy to
> oblige.

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