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From Scott Deboy <scott.de...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Log4J 2
Date Mon, 06 Feb 2012 19:22:37 GMT
Lilith probably isn't anything log4j-related to support queries etc.  A lot
of what I use in Chainsaw is available in log4j or the companions.

Scott

On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 11:20 AM, Scott Deboy <scott.deboy@gmail.com> wrote:

> I meant the 'Rule' interface, which now takes a Map which can be used to
> track matches (it's how I am able to highlight the actual matching text in
> a partial-text match in Chainsaw).
>
> Rule#evaluate:
>
> /**
>  * Returns true if this implementation of the rule accepts the
> LoggingEvent,
>  * or false if not.
>  *
>  * <p>What True/False means can be client-specific.
>  *
>  * @param e LoggingEvent this instance will evaluate
>  * @param matches a Map of event field keys to Sets of matching strings
> (may be null) which will be
>  * updated during execution of this method to include field and string
> matches based on the rule
>  * evaluation results
>  * @return true if this Rule instance accepts the event, otherwise false.
>  */
>  boolean evaluate(LoggingEvent e, Map matches);
>
> Scott
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 11:16 AM, ralph.goers @dslextreme.com <
> ralph.goers@dslextreme.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 11:00 AM, Scott Deboy <scott.deboy@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Yeah I don't mind doing that work.   One thing that was a slightly
>>> significant change to the LoggingEvent implementation in log4j 1.2 - I
>>> needed to be able to track expression matches, which impacted the API a bit
>>> (find/colorizing expressions are displayed in the gutter on the right, time
>>> deltas show up in the gutter on the left)..that allows me to render a
>>> 'color' for an event without re-running the evaluation expression.
>>>
>>> I think that's an implementation detail and doesn't need to be in the
>>> interface, but that's the one place in Chainsaw where the 'core' logging
>>> event wasn't sufficient.
>>>
>>>
>> To be honest, I've never used Chainsaw. However, my understanding is that
>> Lillith (for Logback) is similar to it. I don't know how Lillith handles
>> that but since it is a separate project from Logback I know that isn't
>> included in the logging event, which makes me wonder how they are handling
>> that - or if it does.
>>
>> Ralph
>>
>
>

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