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From "Prasad Kashyap" <goyathlay.geron...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Default server log level
Date Tue, 11 Sep 2007 20:42:05 GMT
I don't mind if INFO is the default log level. It would be nice if we
can also change it
1. during Geronimo startup.
2. during runtime.

Possible ?

Cheers
Prasad

On 9/11/07, Kevan Miller <kevan.miller@gmail.com> 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.
>
> Comments?
>
> --kevan
>

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