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From "Carsten Ziegeler" <cziege...@sundn.de>
Subject AW: LogKit 1.0b5 Released
Date Mon, 17 Sep 2001 07:12:49 GMT
Is there any schedule planned for the final release
of LogKit?

Carsten

> Peter Donald wrote:
> 
> Berin
> 
> Could you add it into freshmeat registry?
> 
> On Mon, 17 Sep 2001 16:36, Peter Donald wrote:
> > LogKit 1.0b5 Released
> > ---------------------
> >  The Avalon team is proud to announce the 1.0b5 beta
> >  release of LogKit.
> >
> > About Avalon
> > ------------
> >  The Avalon project is Apache's Java Server Framework.
> >  It is separated into six sub projects: Framework,
> >  Excalibur, LogKit, Cornerstone, Phoenix, and Testlet.
> >  Its purpose is to simplify server side programming
> >  for Java based projects. It formalizes serveral
> >  best of breed practices and patterns for server side
> >  programming.
> >
> > For more information about Avalon, please go to
> > http://jakarta.apache.org/avalon
> >
> > About LogKit 1.0b5
> > ------------------
> >  LogKit is an easy to use logging toolkit designed
> >  for secure performance orientated logging. It's
> >  design encourages integration into existing products
> >  with minimal impact.
> >
> > For more information about LogKit 1.0b5, please go to
> > http://jakarta.apache.org/avalon/logkit
> >
> > ChangeLog for LogKit 1.0b5
> >
> > *)  Updated unit tests to use JUnit rather than Testlet. [EP]
> >
> > *)  Deprecate OutputStreamLogger and replace with
> >  LoggerOutputStream.
> >
> > *)  Added JMS support for JMS Log messages.
> >
> > *)  Added file rotation strategies, including patches
> >  from Bernhard Huber and Carsten Ziegeler
> >
> > *)  Implemented a database log target.
> >
> > *)  Used synchronization to make targets more threads
> >  safe.
> >
> > *)  Fix masquerading attack security hole.
> >
> > *)  Incorporate additivity feature similar to Log4j.
> >  This is needed as getLogTargets() is deprecated
> >  for security reasons (allowed masq) and yet this
> >  functionality is still needed. Added unit tests
> >  to verify it behaves as expected.
> >
> > *)  Made LogEvent serializable. The format may change
> >  slightly before release.
> >
> > *)  Passed Hierarchy object as ErrorHandler. Hierarchy
> >  delegates to another ErrorHandler which allows
> >  ErrorHandler to be pluggable without resetting
> >  all ErrorHandlers each time an ErrorHandler is changed.
> >
> > *)  Incorporated delegation of Error Handling to ErrorHandler.
> >  Logging components receive an ErrorHandler by implementing
> >  ErrorAware. Added AbstractTarget that provided
> >  basic functionality of open/close and error handling
> >  almost always needed by LogTargets. Refactored
> >  all existing targets to work with this method.
> >
> > *)  Made ContextMap serializable. After deserializing
> >  it defaults to readonly. This assumes that Context
> >  only contains serializable elements.
> >
> > *)  Update build process to the proposed standard. [BL]
> >
> > *)  Update build process to notify the user of missing
> >  jars, and perform many other checks
> >
> >
> > Downloads for LogKit 1.0b5 available at
> >
> > http://jakarta.apache.org/builds/jakarta-avalon/release/logkit/latest
> 
> -- 
> Cheers,
> 
> Pete
> 
> *----------------------------------------------*
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> *----------------------------------------------*
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