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From "Ron Grabowski (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LOG4NET-342) Add a way to prevent silent failure
Date Tue, 29 May 2012 21:55:23 GMT

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Ron Grabowski commented on LOG4NET-342:
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Not too difficult to stop your app from starting up if logging isn't configured:

 if (log.IsErrorEnabled == false)
 {
  throw new ConfigurationErrorsException("Log4net failed to initialize properly.");
 }
                
> Add a way to prevent silent failure
> -----------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LOG4NET-342
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LOG4NET-342
>             Project: Log4net
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>            Reporter: Joachim Zobel
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 1.2.12
>
>
> I spent most of the day trying to find out why logging is not working on my dev system
but not on test. There should be a way to force error reporting by throwing (possibly unhandled)
exceptions. This could be done by adding a required flag to the appenders and another flag
that requires a least one working appender.
> I am not sure about a good way to implement this, I would just love it if my favourite
tool to end silent failure could stop failing silently. 

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