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log4net Release Notes

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1.2.10

+ +

Bug Fixes

+
    +
  • [LOG4NET-21] - RemotingAppender fails once NDC becomes empty
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-22] - XmlLayout allows output of invalid control characters
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-23] - example-apps.html links are off by one folder level
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-25] - RollingFileAppender can fail if RollOverIfDateBoundaryCrossing required
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-28] - AdoNetAppender does not support inserting NULL into columns
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-29] - LevelMatchFilter should return Neutral when no match is found
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-32] - AdoNetAppender losing first entry
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-35] - Exception rendering ThreadContextStack if null value pushed into stack
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-36] - System.Diagnostics.Trace may throw exception if AppDomain does not have config file
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-40] - RollingFileAppender does not limit files to MaxSizeRollBackups when CountDirection is 1
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-41] - RollingFileAppender roll over date fail
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-42] - Serialised LoggingEvent does not preserve the Fix flags
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-43] - Specifying an empty string as a property in the config file results in an error
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-44] - XmlLayout emits all properties under a node named global-properties, rather than just properties.
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-49] - CountingQuietTextWriter does not count strings written with WriteLine
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-50] - Process.StartTime hangs on some systems
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-60] - Bug in RollingFileAppender.cs causing failure to timely roll files on monthly interval
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-63] - 1.2.9.0 Documentation typos
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-65] - Unhandled SecurityException exception for FileIOPermission while loading configuration file
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-67] - CVE-2006-0743 Security vulnerability in LocalSyslogAppender
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-69] - Exception thrown when *Format methods are given a malformed format string
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-70] - CoreDll.dll referenced with different capitalisation
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-73] - ADONetAppender.ActivateOptions() leaks database connection when called multiple times
  • +
+
+ +

New Features

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    +
  • [LOG4NET-11] - Add Flush command to API
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-24] - Programmatic flush of BufferingAppenderSkeleton buffer
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-37] - Allow the RepositorySelector type to be specified using the AppSettings config
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-46] - Support appenders that can output multiple events efficiently
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-51] - WmiAppender
  • +
+
+ +

Improvements

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    +
  • [LOG4NET-3] - Support per event patterns in FileAppender File name
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-13] - Allow SMTPAppender to have replaceable parameters in Subject
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-15] - Email high "importance" priority setting with SmtpAppender
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-17] - Line-wrapping Appender Layouts
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-33] - Ability to use global property to point to log4net configuration file
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-34] - Allow xml config values to be set via XmlNodeType.CDATA or XmlNodeType.Text rather than just value="foo"
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-45] - PluginAttribute does not allow plugin type to be specified as a Type, only as a string
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-52] - Allow XML configurator to set properties of type Object
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-53] - Allow repository properties to be set in the config file
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-56] - Support rendering IEnumerator objects as well as ICollections
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-58] - Support clean build on .NET 2.0
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-72] - Performance of ILog.xxxFormat methods
  • +
  • [LOG4NET-74] - Change MemoryAppender member variables to protected
  • +
+
+ +
+ +

1.2.9 Beta

+ +

Breaking Changes

+
    +
  • +

    Renamed namespaces

    + + Renamed namespace log4net.spi to log4net.Core. + Renamed namespace log4net.helpers to log4net.Util. + +
  • +
  • +

    Renamed config classes and attributes

    + + In the log4net.Config namespace the DOMConfigurator, + DOMConfiguratorAttribute, DomainAttribute, + and AliasDomainAttribute have been marked as obsolete. These types are + still available and functional in this release. + + + The XmlConfigurator and XmlConfiguratorAttribute + types replace DOMConfigurator and + DOMConfiguratorAttribute. The RepositoryAttribute + and AliasRepositoryAttribute types replace + DomainAttribute and AliasDomainAttribute. + +
  • +
  • +

    Fixed pascal casing of type names

    + + Renamed AdoNetAppender, AspNetTraceAppender, + SmtpAppender, Iso8601DateFormatter, + MdcFilter, and NdcFilter. + Note that the config file type resolver is case insensitive so this is only a breaking change + for code that programmatically creates a type that has been renamed. + +
  • +
  • +

    Layouts changed to stream their output to a TextWriter

    + + Layouts have been changed to format their output to a TextWriter + rather than return a string. This increases performance and reduces temporary object creation. + +
  • +
  • +

    C style string escapes no longer supported by config parser

    + + The XML config parser no longer supports decoding C style escape sequences in strings. + Previously sequences like \n and \\ + where decoded. Instead use the appropriate XML encodings as required. + +
  • +
+
+ +

New Features

+
    +
  • +

    New CLI build

    + + A new log4net assembly is built that targets all CLI 1.0 compatible runtimes. + This build is essentially a common subset of the Mono 1.0 and .NET 1.0 builds. + It is built using the MS .NET 1.0 compiler and libraries but does not use any + platform specific APIs. + + + This build is only available in release configuration and can be found at + bin\cli\1.0\release. + +
  • +
  • +

    Logging contexts

    + + Logging contexts can be used to record contextual data that is relevant to the current + process. Logging contexts are both an extension of the concepts embodied in the + MDC and NDC and a replacement for + them. The MDC and NDC have been + reimplemented to use the ThreadContext as storage. + + + The logging contexts provide a single unified view that cuts across different + scopes within an application. + The contexts are layered in the following order of narrowing scope: + GlobalContext, ThreadContext, + LogicalThreadContext, and LoggingEvent. + Context values specified in a narrower scope hide the matching value in a wider scope. + +
  • +
  • +

    PatternLayout customization and long pattern names

    + + The PatternLayout now supports long pattern names. + These pattern names are significantly more readable than the single character patterns. + + + The PatternLayout now supports custom patterns. New patterns + can be defined in the config file: + +
    +<layout type="log4net.Layout.PatternLayout">
    +
    +  <converter>
    +    <name value="myConverter" />
    +    <type value="TestApp.MyPatternConverter, TestApp" />
    +  </converter>
    +
    +  <conversionPattern value="%-5level %logger - %myConverter - %message%newline" />
    +</layout>
    + + The above config defines a custom pattern called myConverter + which is bound to the TestApp.MyPatternConverter, TestApp + type. This type must extend the log4net.Util.PatternConverter + base class. The custom pattern can then be used in the pattern string. + + + For full details see the SDK Reference entry: log4net.Layout.PatternLayout. + +
  • +
  • +

    PatternString for pattern based configuration

    + + A new pattern based type, PatternString, can be used in + the config file to set string properties using a pattern syntax. For example the + File property of the FileAppender could be set as follows: + +
    +<file type="log4net.Util.PatternString">
    +
    +  <converter>
    +    <name value="folder" />
    +    <type value="TestApp.SpecialFolderPatternConverter,TestApp" />
    +  </converter>
    +
    +  <conversionPattern value="%folder{LocalApplicationData}\log-file.txt" />
    +</file>
    + + The code for the SpecialFolderPatternConverter + is as follows: + +
    +public class SpecialFolderPatternConverter : log4net.Util.PatternConverter 
    +{
    +  override protected void Convert(System.IO.TextWriter writer, object state) 
    +  {
    +    Environment.SpecialFolder specialFolder = 
    +      (Environment.SpecialFolder)Enum.Parse(typeof(Environment.SpecialFolder), base.Option, true);
    +      
    +    writer.Write(Environment.GetFolderPath(specialFolder));
    +  }
    +}
    + + For full details see the SDK Reference entry: log4net.Util.PatternString. + +
  • +
  • +

    Loading configuration from a URI

    + + The XmlConfigurator methods now support loading the + configuration data from a URI. Config can be loaded from any URI supported by the + System.Net.WebRequest class. + +
  • +
  • +

    Support for No-Touch deployment

    + + Log4net supports configuring No-Touch deployment applications using the + XmlConfiguratorAttribute. If a relative config file + or extension is specified then this is resolved relative to the deployment + URI. + +
  • +
  • +

    Config file parser enhancements

    + + The config file parser has been enhanced to support specifying the property subtype, or intermediate type, + directly on the property element, for example: + +
    +<layout type="log4net.Layout.PatternLayout" value="%message%newline" />
    + + Implicit conversion will be attempted between the value string and the type specified, + and then again between the type and the target property type. + +
  • +
  • +

    .NET string formatting syntax

    + + Added .NET String.Format style formatting syntax methods to + the ILog interface. The new methods are: + DebugFormat, InfoFormat, + WarnFormat, ErrorFormat + and FatalFormat. + +
  • +
  • +

    Customizable levels

    + + Levels are defined by the repository LevelMap. The defined + levels, the relative ordering of levels and level display names can be configured on + a per-repository basis. + +
  • +
  • +

    Per-appender security contexts

    + + Appenders that interact with controlled platform resources, e.g. files, can be + configured to use a separate security context when accessing these resources. + The calling thread may not have appropriate privileges to access the resource a + custom SecurityContext can be used to elevate the + privileges of the appender. The WindowsSecurityContext + is used to specify alternative credentials on the Windows platform. + +
  • +
  • +

    Added new appenders

    +
    +
    AnsiColorTerminalAppender
    +
    + + The AnsiColorTerminalAppender writes events to + the application's ANSI terminal window. It can be configured to specify + the text and background colors for different level events. Note that Console + applications running on Windows do not have an ANSI terminal window and + should use the ColoredConsoleAppender instead. + +
    +
    LocalSyslogAppender
    +
    + + Logs events to a local syslog service. This appender uses the POSIX libc syslog + library functions. If these functions are not available on the local system then + this appender will not work! + +
    +
    RemoteSyslogAppender
    +
    + + The RemoteSyslogAppender uses the BSD syslog protocol to + log to a syslog daemon. The syslogd listens for for messages on UDP port 514. + +
    +
    TelnetAppender
    +
    + + The TelnetAppender accepts socket connections and streams + logging messages back to the client. The output is provided in a telnet-friendly way + so that a log can be monitored over a TCP/IP socket. + This allows simple remote monitoring of application logging. + +
    +
    +
  • +
  • +

    Added new LoggerMatchFilter filter

    + + Added LoggerMatchFilter which matches a string against + the event's logger name. + +
  • +
  • +

    Pluggable file locking models for the FileAppender

    + + The FileAppender (and by extension the + RollingFileAppender) now support pluggable file + locking models. The default model, ExclusiveLock, + maintains the current exclusive file locking behavior. An alternative + model, MinimalLock, can be used to support writing to + a single output file from multiple processes. + + + For full details see the SDK Reference entry: log4net.Appender.FileAppender.LockingModel. + +
  • +
  • +

    RollingFileAppender roll once

    + + The RollingFileAppender now supports a new + rolling style, Once. In this mode the appender + will roll the file once per run. + +
  • +
  • +

    SmtpAppender authentication

    + + On the .NET 1.1 platform only, the SmtpAppender supports authenticating + against the mail server using either username and password or integrated NTLM authentication. + +
  • +
  • +

    AdoNetAppender ReconnectOnError

    + + Added new configuration property to AdoNetAppender. + Setting ReconnectOnError to true + will force the appender to attempt to reconnect to the database if the connection + is lost. + +
  • +
  • +

    UdpAppender hostname support

    + + The UdpAppender config property RemoteAddress + can now be specified as a DNS hostname string. The hostname is resolved to an IP address. + +
  • +
+
+ +

Other Changes

+
    +
  • +

    FxCop compliance

    + + Updates to bring the internal code in line with the current FxCop rules. + +
  • +
  • +

    Separate NUnit tests

    + + Moved the NUnit tests into a separate project, log4net.Tests. + +
  • +
  • +

    Bug Fixes

    +
    +
    RemotingAppender
    +
    + + Sends events from a ThreadPool thread + rather than the calling thread to prevent transfer, + and potential loss, of the CallContext. + +
    +
    RollingFileAppender
    +
    + + Fixed date rolling period detection for non UTC timezones. + +
    +
    ColoredConsoleAppender
    +
    + + Updated to support writing more than 30,000 chars in a single message. + Fixed background color overspill if the console window needs to + scroll the contents. + +
    +
    +
  • +
+
+ +
+ +

1.2.0 Beta 8

+
    +
  • +

    Changed assembly name to log4net

    + + The build output is now log4net.dll + for all frameworks. This is a breaking change. + + + To resolve cross platform and cross version issues we have + changed the log4net assembly to use a common name for all + frameworks. The assembly friendly name is now log4net. + The builds for each framework can now be differentiated + by the assembly title. This includes the name of the framework + that the assembly was built on. + +
  • +
  • +

    Combined Release and ReleaseStrong builds

    + + The Release and ReleaseStrong builds have been consolidated into + a single build called Release. This Release build is strongly named. + +
  • +
  • +

    New Appender: ColoredConsoleAppender

    + + The ColoredConsoleAppender writes events to the + application's console. It can be configured to specify the text and background + colors for different level events. + +
  • +
  • +

    New Appender: SmtpPickupDirAppender

    + + The SmtpPickupDirAppender generates SMTP compliant + messages and writes them to a local directory. These files can then be read + by an SMTP agent (e.g. the IIS SMTP Agent) and delivered. + +
  • +
  • +

    New Layout: XmlLayoutSchemaLog4j

    + + This new layout formats the logging events as XML which complies with + the log4j event dtd. This can be used to transfer log event from log4net + to log4j. Currently the only appender that can communicate directly with + log4j is the UdpAppender. + +
  • +
  • +

    New PatternLayout conversion characters

    + + Added support for capturing the current thread principal name and the + app domain friendly name for each logging event. + +
    +
    %a
    +
    + Used to output the friendly name of the AppDomain where the + logging event was generated. +
    +
    %u
    +
    + Used to output the user name for the currently active user + (Principal.Identity.Name). +
    +
    +
  • +
  • +

    Types specified in the config file are now loaded ignoring case

    + + All types specified in the configuration files are now loaded + using a case insensitive method. + +
  • +
  • +

    Fine grained fixing for buffered events

    + + The LoggingEvent now supports fine grained + fixing of data that needs to be accessed outside the append context, + e.g. when an event is buffered. The new Fix + property takes a combination of the FixFlags + enumeration values. + +
  • +
  • +

    Code updated inline with FxCop 1.21

    + + In line with the FxCop 1.21 guidelines: + Sealed utility classes. Added serialization security demand to GetObjectData. + Renamed parameters. + +
  • +
  • +

    EventLogAppender 32K Limit

    + + There is a limit of 32K characters in an EventLog message. Added a + check that only logs the first 32000 characters from the rendered + message. + +
  • +
+
+ +

1.2.0 Beta 7

+
    +
  • +

    Updated to support the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Final

    + + Updated to support the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Final Beta (1.1.4322). + +
  • +
  • +

    Features document

    + + Added a new document that covers the main features of log4net. + See the features + document for more information. + +
  • +
  • +

    Hierarchy disabled until it is configured

    + + The Hierarchy is now disabled until it has been configured. + All messages logged to the Hierarchy before it has been + configured will be ignored without an error message being + written to the console. + + + If you are configuring log4net programmatically (i.e. not using + one of the built-in configurators) you must set the + ILoggerRepository.Configured property + to true once you have configured + the repository. + + + The no appenders defined for a logger message will no longer be + displayed on the console by default. This message will only be + displayed if internal debugging is enabled. + +
  • +
  • +

    New examples in VisualBasic.NET, JScript and Managed C++

    + + New examples in VisualBasic.NET, JScript and Managed C++. + TODO Link to document about examples. + +
  • +
  • +

    Code and Documentation Updates

    + + Code fixes. Documentation and manual updates. + See the ChangeLog for more information. + +
  • +
  • +

    Added document with example appender configurations

    + + See the Example Appender Configuration + document for more information. + +
  • +
+
+ +

1.2.0 Beta 6

+
    +
  • +

    Added support for multiple frameworks

    + + log4net 1.2.0 beta 6 adds support for the the following frameworks: + +
    + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
    + Framework + Website
    Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Final Beta (1.1.4322)http://msdn.microsoft.com/net
    Microsoft .NET Compact Framework 1.0 (1.0.5000)http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/device/compactfx.asp
    Mono 0.23http://www.go-mono.org
    Microsoft Shared Source CLI 1.0http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/dndotnet/html/mssharsourcecli.asp
    +
    +

    + + Not all frameworks are created equal and some features have been excluded from + some of the builds. See the Framework Support document for more information. + +
  • +
  • +

    New build system using NAnt

    + + The new build system allows log4net to be built for all supported frameworks and + in all build configurations in one go. + +
  • +
  • +

    New source code & distribution layout

    + + The source code & distribution layout has been updated to support the new + build environment and multiple target frameworks. + +
  • +
  • +

    Removed DomainAttribute.UseDefaultDomain property

    + + Updated default behavior of DefaultRepositorySelector. Assemblies + are now by default placed into the default domain. To specify another domain, + the DomainAttribute must be used. This is the opposite behavior + to what was previously available. If you were previously specifying the DomainAttribute.UseDefaultDomain + property then you should remove it, and if the default behavior is now + sufficient, you do not need to specify the DomainAttribute at all. + +
  • +
  • +

    Updated configuration file parser

    + + Updated config file parser to use the element name as the property to set. Also + removed <object> tag, the type attribute can now be + specified on the property element directly. + + + For example: + +
    +<appender>
    +  <param name="Evaluator">
    +    <object type="log4net.spi.LevelEvaluator">
    +      <constructor>
    +        <param type="log4net.spi.Level" value="DEBUG"/>
    +      </constructor>
    +    </object>
    +  </param>
    +</appender>
    + + becomes: + +
    +<appender>
    +  <evaluator type="log4net.spi.LevelEvaluator">
    +    <threshold value="DEBUG"/>
    +  </evaluator>
    +</appender>
    +
  • +
  • +

    Support for event ID

    + + The EventLogAppender now supports setting the event ID in the + event log, this is taken from the EventID property from the per + event Properties map on the LoggingEvent. + +
  • +
  • +

    Updated ADONetAppender

    + +
      +
    • + Added support for prepared statements and stored procedures
    • +
    • + Added RawTimeStampLayoutto correctly convert the timestamps into + database date time format
    • +
    • + Added ExceptionLayout to render the exception data
    • +
    + +
  • +
  • +

    Support for front-end extension

    + + This allows the logging API to be wrapped or adapted for specific purposes. Two + extension samples are included in the distribution: + +
    + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
    + Extension + Description
    log4net.Ext.TraceAdds trace logging methods
    log4net.Ext.EventIDAdds additional eventId parameter to all methods
    +
    + +
  • +
  • +

    Added ForwardingAppender

    + Forwards events to multiple sub appenders after applying filter rules. +
  • +
  • +

    Added BufferingForwardingAppender

    + Forward events to sub appenders after buffering them. +
  • +
  • +

    Added ASPNetTraceAppender

    + Logs events to the ASP.NET trace system. +
  • +
  • +

    Added NetSendAppender

    + Delivers logging events using the Windows Messenger service. +
  • +
  • +

    Added UdpAppender

    + Sends logging events as connectionless UDP datagrams to a remote host or a + multicast group. +
  • +
  • +

    Removed obsolete methods

    +
  • +
  • +

    Lots of updates to improve our compliance with FxCop

    +
  • +
  • +

    Improved SDK documentation

    +
  • +
+
+ +

1.2.0 Beta 5

+
    +
  • +

    Fixed Exception thrown when DOM Configurator called with a null XML + Element.

    + This occurred if the configuration file did not have a log4net section defined. +
  • +
  • +

    Made level lookup case insensitive

    +
  • +
  • +

    Prevented the Hierarchy's Threshold level from being set to a null reference

    +
  • +
+
+ +

1.2.0 Beta 4

+
    +
  • +

    Added event specific properties to the logging event object

    + + Appenders can add additional information to the events they are logging. The RemotingAppender + and the SMTPAppender both add a 'hostname' property to the events. + These properties can be accessed using the PatternLayout with the + %P{name} syntax. + +
  • +
  • +

    Added a plugin framework

    + An IPlugin interface can be attached to any repository. +
  • +
  • +

    A new RemoteLoggingServerPlugin plugin acts as the server for the + RemotingAppender

    +
  • +
  • +

    Updated the core log4net framework to work in an environment with no + permissions

    + Specific appenders still require additional permissions to log correctly +
  • +
  • +

    Added support for domain aliasing using the AliasDomainAttribute

    + This allows a parent assembly to take control of the logging domain for child + assemblies. +
  • +
  • +

    Added events for repository creation, configuration change, configuration reset + and repository shutdown

    +
  • +
  • +

    Added LevelMap to the ILoggerRepository interface

    + The mapping from level name to level object is now repository specific, + therefore each repository can have independent mappings. +
  • +
  • +

    Moved hierarchy specific config file parser to new DOMHierarchyConfigurator class

    + This is controlled by the Hierarchy object and allows for better + encapsulation. +
  • +
  • +

    Added OnlyFixPartialEventData property to the buffered appenders

    + This setting causes slow settings to be ignored. This significantly improves the + performance of the buffered appenders. +
  • +
  • +

    XML entity references are supported in the XML config file.

    +
  • +
  • +

    Added support for expanding environment variables in <param> values

    + + The environment variables must be specified as ${FOO} where FOO + is the name of the variable to expand. + +
  • +
  • +

    Upgraded to use NUnit 2.0

    +
  • +
  • +

    File appenders can specify the encoding to use for the file

    +
  • +
  • +

    Added strong named configuration

    +
  • +
+
+ +

1.2.0 Beta 3

+
    +
  • +

    Added log4net.Ext.Trace extension

    + This is a separate assembly that adds a trace level to log4net. +
  • +
  • +

    The default log file output directory is now the application base directory not + the current directory

    +
  • +
  • +

    Added MemoryAppender

    + Stores all the logging events in an in-memory buffer. +
  • +
  • +

    Moved the Hierarchy implementation into a separate namespace

    + + The log4net.Repository.Hierarchy namespace now contains all the + code that is specific to the Hierarchy implementation. + +
  • +
  • +

    Refactored the DOMConfigurator and BasicConfigurator

    + + The Hierarchy specific data schema and implementation could be has + now been moved to the log4net.Repository.Hierarchy namespace. The + bootstrap code for these configurators remains in the log4net.Config + namespace. + +
  • +
  • +

    Replaced the DOMConfiguratorAttribute UseExecutableDomain + property with UseDefaultDomain

    + + This change to the implementation of the DOMConfiguratorAttribute should + allow the configuration of multiple assemblies to be accomplished more easily, + especially when developing web applications (ASP.NET). + +
  • +
  • +

    A few good bug fixes!

    +
  • +
+
+ +

1.2.0 Beta 2

+
    +
  • +

    Added ADONetAppender

    + Thanks to TechnologyOneCorp.com. +
  • +
  • +

    Added TraceLogAssembly extensibility example

    +
  • +
  • +

    Lots of bug fixes

    +
  • +
+
+ +

1.2.0 Beta 1

+
    +
  • +

    Added 6 new examples

    +
  • +
  • +

    Split Category class into Logger and LogManager classes

    + + The instance methods from Category have moved to the Logger + class. The static methods from Category have moved to the LogManager + class. The Category class still exists but for backward + compatibility only. Changed interface ICategoryFactory to ILoggerFactory + and the implementation class DefaultCategoryFactory to DefaultLoggerFactory. + +
  • +
  • +

    Replaced Priority class with Level class

    + + The Priority class has been replaced by the Level class. + The Priority class still exists for backward compatibility only. + The Level class implements a static pool of Level objects. + The Level class is sealed and serializable. + +
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    Added ILoggerRepository interface implemented by Hierarchy

    + + The Hierarchy class implements the ILoggerRepository interface. + This interface is used by the LogManager class and therefore + allows different implementations of ILoggerRepository to be used. + +
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    Enhanced NUnit tests

    + + All the NUnit tests can be run using a single TestSuite: NUnitGUI + log4net.LogManager+AllTests,log4net.dll. + +
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    Added support for serializing LoggingEvents

    + + The LoggingEvent class is serializable. All local state is + captured before serialization occurs. This now allows LoggingEvent + objects to be serialized between applications or machines. + +
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    Added RemotingAppender

    + + Delivers LoggingEvents to a remote interface. This can be used to + collect distributed logging into a single log file. There is an example + remoting sink that receives the logging events, see examples\net\remoting\RemotingServer + for details. + +
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    Added support for rendering composite objects

    + + The IObjectRenderer interface method DoRender now + takes a RendererMap argument. This allows the renderer to use the + appropriate renderer from the RendererMap to render any nested + objects. + +
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    Added support for rendering exceptions

    + + The DefaultRenderer now has support for rendering exceptions to a + string. This includes nested exceptions. The RendererMap is now + used to render exceptions in the LoggingEvent. This allows the + rendering of specific exceptions to be enhanced by specific renderers. + +
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    Added ITriggeringEventEvaluator interface

    + + This interface is used by SMTPAppender and RemotingAppender + to determine if a LoggingEvent meets a set of user defined + criteria. These appenders use the interface to determine whether or not to + deliver the current buffer of events to their listener. The interface is + implemented by the LevelEvaluator class, which triggers above a + set level. + +
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    Added regex matching to the MDCFilter, NDCFilter and StringMatchFilter

    + + The MDCFilter, NDCFilter and StringMatchFilter + can now be configured to use regex matches in addition to substring matches. + Set the RegexToMatch property to use this feature. + +
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    Added XMLLayout

    + + emits an XML element for each LoggingEvent. This allows logging + events to be stored and manipulated as XML. The DTD for the XML emitted is in + the log4net-events.dtd + +
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    Added support for <logger> and <level> elements in the + DOMConfigurator

    + + As the Category and Priority classes have been + replaced by the Logger and Level classes. The DOMConfigurator + has been updated to allow the <logger> and <level> + elements to be used in place of the <category> and <priority> + elements. The old elements are still accepted for backward compatibility. + +
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    Added Threshold property to Hierarchy

    + + Changed DisableXXX() methods on Hierarchy to a Threshold + property. + +
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    Added support for logging domains

    + + The LogManager supports multiple logging domains. The LogManager + uses an instance of the IRepositorySelector class to map from + domains to ILoggerRepository instances. The default implementation + is to have a separate ILoggerRepository for each domain. When a + call is made to the static methods on LogManager the domain can be + specified (as a string) or the domain can be inferred automatically from the + calling assembly. The default behavior is for each assembly loaded into the + process to have its own domain and ILoggerRepository. These can + each be configured separately. This allows standalone assemblies to use log4net + without conflicting with other modules in the process. The domain for the + assembly is configured using metadata attributes defined on the assembly. + +
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    DOMConfigurator can set params to arbitrary objects

    + + Using a new <object> element, params can now be set to any + creatable object. + +
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log4net Roadmap

The log4net development roadmap is managed by our JIRA issue tracking system.

For a list of upcoming fixes and in-progress tasks see:

log4net Roadmap

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Overview

This project uses Subversion to manage its source code. Instructions on Subversion use can be found at http://svnbook.red-bean.com/.

Web Access

The following is a link to the online source repository.

Anonymous access

The source can be checked out anonymously from SVN with this command:

$ svn checkout http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/logging/log4net/trunk apache-log4net

Developer access

Everyone can access the Subversion repository via HTTPS, but Committers must checkout the Subversion repository via HTTPS.

$ svn checkout https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/logging/log4net/trunk apache-log4net

To commit changes to the repository, execute the following command to commit your changes (svn will prompt you for your password)

$ svn commit --username your-username -m "A message"

Access from behind a firewall

For those users who are stuck behind a corporate firewall which is blocking http access to the Subversion repository, you can try to access it via the developer connection:

$ svn checkout https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/logging/log4net/trunk apache-log4net

Access through a proxy

The Subversion client can go through a proxy, if you configure it to do so. First, edit your "servers" configuration file to indicate which proxy to use. The files location depends on your operating system. On Linux or Un ix it is located in the directory "~/.subversion". On Windows it is in "%APPDATA%\Subversion". (Try "echo %APPDATA%", note this is a hidden directory.)

There are comments in the file explaining what to do. If you don't have that file, get the latest Subversion client and run any command; this will cause the configuration directory and template files to be created.

Example : Edit the 'servers' file and add something like :

[global]
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+http-proxy-port = 3128
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