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From Giordano Cerizza <gceri...@utk.edu>
Subject Re: XML file for a custom expression in LogPanel (Chainsaw v2)
Date Tue, 08 Aug 2006 18:05:06 GMT
Thanks all,
you addressed me in the right path!
Best regards
Giordano

Scott Deboy wrote:
> If you can use log4j 1.3 on the appender side, the expression syntax
> used by Chainsaw is available in a filter:
> org.apache.log4j.filter.ExpressionFilter, just add the ExpressionFilter
> to your dbappender in your appender config xml.
>
> OR...
>
> You COULD add the same dbappender with an expressionfilter to the
> Chainsaw xml config file.  
>
> The appender would send any events received by chainsaw -which match the
> expression filter- to the database (as well as to tabs)....
>
> BUT...that means Chainsaw has to be running to store events in the
> database - probably something you don't want to do if you need to make
> sure events ALWAYS make it into the database...
>
> Good luck!
>
> Scott
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Giordano Cerizza [mailto:gcerizza@utk.edu] 
> Sent: Tuesday, August 08, 2006 10:22 AM
> To: Log4J Users List
> Subject: Re: XML file for a custom expression in LogPanel (Chainsaw v2)
>
> Hi Scott,
> thanks a lot for your reply but I suspected it! About writing lines to 
> implement some features, I could do but now it's not my main aim. Maybe 
> in the future.
> This morning I was try to figure out if it was possible to set up 
> different kind of branches (not only logging viewer). I mean, is it 
> possible for Chainsaw send logging messages to a database and not only 
> to other tabs? Or in another way: can Chainsaw work as a dispatcher and 
> send logging messages to different branches at the same time (db, 
> windows, files...)? If no, don't you know any other Log4j tool for 
> logging services with xml configurating features and working as a 
> dispatcher?
> Thanks again for you kindness but find docs about that is really hard!
> Best regards
> Giordano
>
> Scott Deboy wrote:
>   
>> Currently there's no way to have custom expression logpanel entries
>>     
> open
>   
>> on Chainsaw start.
>>
>> The only automatic tab routing mechanism available is the 'tab
>> identifier' setting available from the view-show application wide
>> preferences menu.
>>
>> Some useful tab identifiers include:
>>
>> LEVEL
>> Route all events with a specific severity to a common tab
>>
>> PROP.log4j.remoteSourceInfo
>> Route all socketappender-generated events for each client to a new tab
>>
>> The default tab identifier (PROP.application-PROP.hostname) is useful
>>     
> if
>   
>> you're using log4j 1.3 appenders - a number of the 1.3 appenders set
>> these properties.
>>
>> If you'd like to add this ability and contribute it back, we'd gladly
>> review it for inclusion!
>>
>> Hope this helps
>>
>> Scott
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Giordano Cerizza [mailto:gcerizza@utk.edu] 
>> Sent: Monday, August 07, 2006 12:29 PM
>> To: log4j-user@logging.apache.org
>> Subject: XML file for a custom expression in LogPanel (Chainsaw v2)
>>
>> Hi all,
>> I am a newbie in Log4j programming and I need help about writing an
>> log4j.xml file to run with Chainsaw v2.
>> The problem is: I can manage and display different messages coming
>>     
> from
>   
>> different modules and split them off in a tab (go to "Create custom
>> expression  LogPanel" and write the expression "LOGGER = =
>>     
> 'com.xxx.XYZ'
>   
>> && LEVEL = = INFO" for example) but I would like to configure the xml
>> file to do that in advance.
>> I didn't find any useful docs about that.
>> Thanks in advance for your help
>> Best Regards
>> Giordano Cerizza
>>
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