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From Paul McMahan <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Default server log level
Date Tue, 11 Sep 2007 17:43:54 GMT
On Sep 11, 2007, at 1:27 PM, Kevan Miller wrote:

> The intent of this thread is to discuss the default log level for  
> the Geronimo server. I'd like to limit the discussion to the near- 
> term (e.g. Geronimo 2.0.x). IMO, we need a good overhaul of our  
> logging code. I'd like to see more structure and consistency in our  
> logging. However, that's not a 2.0.x issue.
> The current default log level for a Geronimo 2.0.1 server is ERROR.  
> IMO, this is too restrictive. I think we should set the default to  
> INFO. This will make our server logging more verbose. However, I'd  
> rather have too much information, rather than too little.
> I think our default target audience should be application  
> developers and new users evaluating Geronimo. Currently, these  
> users are forced to configure log levels to INFO, so that they can  
> obtain necessary information for building and deploying  
> applications on Geronimo. This information should be available by  
> default, not requiring configuration...
> Users who want to limit the logging output can reconfigure the  
> default logging levels, once they are more comfortable with Geronimo.

Right now users can add "-v" or "-vv" to the command line to control  
the logging level. How would this proposal affect those command line  

Best wishes,

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