[logback-user] How to log FROM an appender?

Steve Cohen scohen at javactivity.org
Wed Nov 16 17:27:02 CET 2011

On 11/16/2011 12:53 AM, Ceki Gulcu wrote:
> Hi Steve,
> Logback components, including appenders, should use the status
> manager. If you look at logback code you should see invocations of
> addInfo, addWarn or addError methods strewn throughout the code.
> --
> Ceki
> On 12.11.2011 23:14, Steve Cohen wrote:
>> We have a custom appender that may itself need to issue logging
>> statements. But placing a logger in such a class causes various
>> exceptions on initialization and loading. So we are resorting to
>> System.out.println for lack of a better solution.
>> I suppose there must be a better way.
>> What would that be?
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Thanks, Ceki.  I am looking into this.  I have a question, though.  If 
you, for example, call addInfo() from an appender, which Logger decides 
whether or not to log it?  The root logger?

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