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From "Dominik Psenner (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LOG4NET-342) Add a way to prevent silent failure
Date Wed, 23 May 2012 06:17:45 GMT

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Dominik Psenner commented on LOG4NET-342:
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One could add a global boolean configuration named like "EnableExceptionThrowing" that is
"False" by default. In case one wants to test something he would then be able to change that
flag in the app.config. Once set to "True" all exceptions thrown would no longer be ignored
silently, but thrown up to the calling application so that the exception can be debugged/handled
in some other way.
                
> 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
>             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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