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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Pattern layout and Markers
Date Thu, 01 Oct 2015 22:17:04 GMT
So, silly example:

%notEmpty{<%marker>%msg</%marker>}

would only print if marker AND msg are not empty?

Gary

On Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 7:45 PM, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com>
wrote:

> Topic 1
>
> This is quite a common use case. I have no problem with %equals but
> %notEmpty{[%marker]} would be nicer for this use case - it would mean don’t
> print anything if the variables in the pattern are empty strings.
>
> Ralph
>
> On Sep 30, 2015, at 5:15 PM, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Topic 1
>
> Let's say I want my logs to look like this:
>
> Date [thread] [loggerName] [MarkerName] Message
>
> But most of the time I do not have a marker so I end up with a lot of lame
> looking log entries with [].
>
> Instead I'd rather see nothing.
>
> I could use a replace like this (not tested):
>
> %replace{[%marker]}{\[\]}{}
>
> But that seems 'expensive' and cryptic, the perfect combo ;-)
>
> Should we had a gadget so you can configure like:
>
> %equals{[%marker]}{[]}{}
>
> Which just does a String.equals instead of a RE match?
>
> Topic 2
>
> The toString on Markers are not nice when the marker has parents.
> Therefore, I'd like to add %simpleMarker (like there is a
> Class#getSimpleName). simpleMarker gets the name sans parents.
>
> Then I can say:
>
> %equals{[%simpleMarker]}{[]}{}
>
> Thoughts?
>
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