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From "Walden H. Leverich" <Wald...@TechSoftInc.com>
Subject RE: DEBUG vs INFO
Date Wed, 25 Feb 2009 14:31:58 GMT
Graham,

That's not a log4net issue as much as it's an issue in your application.
Sounds like your application (like many) makes lots of log.Debug()
calls, to log, um, debug information. By switching the logging from
DEBUG to INFO you've stopped all those log entries from being written to
disk. Even more, if your app developers were smart about it, they
checked the IsDebugEnabled property before making the log.Debug() call,
so you're not even evaluating the parms to that call, and sometimes that
can be quite expensive.

So, it's a "known issue" that logging more stuff takes more time, but I
wouldn't call it a bug.

-Walden

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