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From Captain Haddock <dav...@progress.com>
Subject Re: Log4j and unique message identities
Date Tue, 02 Jun 2009 13:05:19 GMT
Can't do that without importing log4j or using reflection   :(

Would like to use log4j but may be restricted to commons-logging in 
places by other factors.

Yair Ogen wrote:
> why not point commons-logging to log4j and use the log4j API for this?
> 
> On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 3:05 PM, Captain Haddock <davidg@progress.com> wrote:
> 
>> Thanks Yair
>>
>> That will work for log4j.
>>
>> Don't see any equivalent in commons-logging .. any thoughts there anyone?
>>
>>
>> Yair Ogen wrote:
>>
>>> We use a transaction id which we put in MDC and print using the
>>> %X{MDC_KEY}
>>> notation in the conversion pattern.
>>>
>>> On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 12:57 AM, David Grigglestone <davidg@progress.com
>>>> wrote:
>>>  Maybe I'm missing something in the API but I don't see API support for
>>>> associating a unique (e.g. numeric) identifier to a message.
>>>>
>>>> Unique message identifiers are useful in production systems to allow:
>>>>
>>>>  * Easy message identification irrespective of localization
>>>>  * A key on which JIRA or knowledge base issues can be based
>>>>  * A key from which automated management actions can be triggered
>>>>
>>>> The best I can think of is embedding such an identifier in a message,
>>>> e.g.
>>>> "[#2506] System has a headache".
>>>>
>>>> How have others dealt with this need?
>>>>
>>>> Are there any additional logging libraries that can help deal with this
>>>> issue or any other relevant works that may be of interest?
>>>>
>>>> thanks for your input, David
>>>>
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