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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: Log Levels (INFO -> DEBUG)
Date Thu, 10 Nov 2005 07:50:29 GMT
Aaron Mulder wrote, On 11/9/2005 10:14 PM:

>I'd like to create a log level for "major events that the user should
>know about that are not bad", such as a deployment.  They don't fit
>into WARN or higher because they're not bad.  But I don't want them to
>get lost in the noise that is currently our INFO.  Still, it seems
>like creating a new log level is not necessarily the way to go.  (At
>the moment I'm using System.out because that shows up even though our
>default log level is WARN, but then it doesn't go into the server
>log.)
>
>How would people feel if I make a concerted effort to change INFO
>messages to DEBUG unless they are totally not predictable (not regular
>startup or shutdown procedure, for example) and are relevant to the
>end user (different than "relevent to the Geronimo developer")?  Then
>I would change our default console log level to INFO.  So the only
>INFO events I can think of (though there may be more once we start
>evaluating them in detail) would be:
>
> - server started
> - a deployment operation completed successfully
> - a configuration was started/stopped (really a subset of deployment
>operations)
>

Sounds like a good idea.


Regards,
Alan





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