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From Alex Karasulu <>
Subject Re: upgrading to nlog4j.1.2.17
Date Wed, 19 Oct 2005 17:02:10 GMT
Ceki Gülcü wrote:

> At 06:05 PM 10/19/2005, you wrote:
>> 2005/10/20, Alex Karasulu 
>> <<>>:
>>> Hmmm I guess this is because of the Spring's dep on Log4J right?  Then
>>> let's use Log4J with SLF4J across the board just to be consistent.  
>>> WDYT?
>> Spring uses Commons-Logging AFAIK.  Later we will have to completely 
>> remove Spring dependency and provide ApacheDS-centric configuration 
>> schema.  When we get rid of Spring, we can simply use nlog4j.
> Are you aware of jcl104-over-slf4j.jar ?
Oh I was not aware.  Good to know glad you posted this.

> In other words, you can still use library X, e.g. Spring, which
> depends on JCL. However, if you replace commons-logging.jar with
> jcl104-over-slf4j.jar, then the selection of the underlying logging
> system will be done by SLF4J without the class loader headaches. The
> underlying logging system can be any of NOP, simple, jdk14 logging,
> log4j or NLOG4J. Spring's commons-logging dependency becomes a moot
> issue.
That's great. 

> I hope this is relevant to the discussion. Is it, by the way?
Yes I think so.  Glad you chimed in with this additional info.


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