[logback-user] How should I unit test my programmatic setup of appenders?

ceki ceki at qos.ch
Thu Jul 26 22:19:07 CEST 2012

As a general rule, whatever configuration is done via configuration 
files can be done programmatically. There are many unit tests creating 
and configuring appenders programmatically.

On 26.07.2012 20:33, Noremac wrote:
> I want to unit test some methods I have for programmatically adding appenders
> to the root logger. It seems that I don't have full access to the things I
> have set, specifically the marker evaluator.
> Additionally, as the markerEvaluator is not a filter, I can't call the
> getFilterChainDecision method.
> Is there a better approach to doing this? I've seen posted the idea of using a
> ListLogger to perform logging and then query to see if the correct logs went
> through, but that doesn't test "my" appender.


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