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From "Hunsberger, Peter" <Peter.Hunsber...@STJUDE.ORG>
Subject RE: [RT] Logging in Cocoon
Date Thu, 27 May 2004 14:07:34 GMT
Carsten Ziegeler <> writes:
> Many have suggested this in the past and as Ugo mentioned it 
> yesterday, I think it's time to check our logging strategy.
> Currently we use LogKit as our base logging system. 
> Unfortunately we are using third party components that either 
> use Log4J or commons-logging. So in the end you have to 
> configure more than one logging system.
> Log4j is the standard for logging  - I think this is obvious. 
> So, the easiest and most obvious solution is to use Log4J in 
> Cocoon as well. Since 2.1.5 you can simply switch to Log4J if 
> you configure the logger-class parameter in web.xml. There is only one
> drawback: log4j has to be configured "elsewhere"; this is
> not done by Cocoon.
> So, my suggestion is to:
> - deprecate the use of LogKit
> - switch to log4j as default
> - make it possible to configure log4j from within Cocoon (like the
>   current logkit.xml for LogKit).

Yes please!  Our developers end up configuring log4j for our Cocoon
components simply because that's what they are familiar with and they
never even think to try and figure out how to use LogKit...

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