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From Guillaume Nodet <gno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Urgent - PAX -logging Vs Logback
Date Thu, 08 Dec 2011 07:57:05 GMT
Actually, a logback backend for pax-logging has been contributed a few
weeks ago, see [1].
This hasn't been released yet, but you should have no problems giving
it a try anyway.

[1] https://github.com/ops4j/org.ops4j.pax.logging/commit/8317bd6c00a62d350ae826f078e584b31cfb9a7b

On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 07:38, Sam Spycher <sam@spycher.info> wrote:
> Hi Matt
>
> You may want to check this thread on the karaf list:
>
> http://karaf.922171.n3.nabble.com/Running-Karaf-without-PAX-Logging-td3177504.html
>
> The gist of which is that opinions differ on pros and cons between pax
> logging (with default backend log4j) and logback. Pax is more osgi-aware
> and logback is simply the next generation of pax's backend log4j (same
> developers) .
>
> So yes a pax implementation with logback would be great. The problem with
> that seems mainly to lie with configadmin and configuration of log4j via a
> properties file vs. configuration of logback via XML: in configadmin you
> would be forced to set an entire logback XML config over one property,
> whilst currently you can configure log4j settings individually.
>
> Hth,
> Sam
>
> -
>
> Sent from my phone
> On Dec 7, 2011 9:47 PM, "Toni Menzel" <toni@okidokiteam.com> wrote:
>
>> For starters, LogBack is a Logging implementation, right ?
>> Pax Logging is a capture-all logging service for all major interfaces and
>> does provide a minimalistic implementation. But you want to use Pax Logging
>> + Logback in an OSGi scenario. Thats at least what i know of Logback.
>> Most of that knowledge i pull from times where log4j was hot. So i might be
>> wrong if log back might actually replace pax logging in some ways. That i
>> don't know.
>>
>> @Matt, you are sure cross posting this on felix, aries and ops4j ?
>>
>> cheers, Toni
>>
>> On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 8:41 PM, Matt Madhavan <mattmadhavan@gmail.com
>> >wrote:
>>
>> > Hello,
>> > I would like to know the Pros and cons of PaxLogging vs Logback. I have
>> > used PaxLogging a lot but the my client's Enterprise team (different
>> team)
>> > that sets directions, would like to use Logback.
>> >
>> > Can someone let me know what are the pros and cons between the two and
>> > especially in the OSGi world?
>> >
>> > Thanks in advance!
>> >
>> > Matt
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Toni Menzel Source <http://tonimenzel.com>
>>



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