[logback-user] Log Message regardless of Log Level

ceki ceki at qos.ch
Tue Dec 18 15:46:00 CET 2012


Were you able to make progress on this issue?

On 15.12.2012 01:56, Shane Kelly wrote:
> Ralph,
> Thanks for your suggestion - after a quick skim through the
> documentation it certainly looks like markers may provide the behaviour
> I'm looking for - will give that a try.
> Regards,
> Shane
> On 15 December 2012 00:21, Ralph Goers <rgoers at apache.org
> <mailto:rgoers at apache.org>> wrote:
>     Use a Marker.  Then set a Marker filter to always accept events with
>     that Marker.
>     Ralph
>     On Dec 14, 2012, at 2:42 PM, Shane Kelly wrote:
>      > Folks,
>      >
>      > Just wondering if there is a capability within Logback for
>     writing a log message regardless of whatever log level has been set
>     in configuration. Consider the scenario where I want my web
>     application to output some diagnostic information at startup or
>     shutdown - for example, the Web Application version, build date etc.
>     If I were to set the log level of these messages to be TRACE, DEBUG,
>     or INFO then its possible they may never be displayed since the app
>     may typically be configured to run with a log level of WARN.
>     Similarly, I don't want to set the log level of the messages to
>     WARN, ERROR or FATAL in order to ensure that they do get displayed
>     since they're not really error messages, and if we monitor the log
>     files for WARN, ERROR or FATAL messages then this would trigger a
>     false positive.
>      >
>      > So, is there some way to force a message to be logged at all
>     times, independently of log level? Or some way to achieve this
>     effect via existing configuration. Arguably I suppose this is
>     bending the rules slightly, in that it could be abused - why offer
>     the ability to filter certain log levels if an application can
>     override/ignore them - but perhaps this is something which could be
>     configurable/switchable?
>      >
>      > Regards,
>      >
>      > Shane


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