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From Marcelo Vanzin <>
Subject Re: RFC: varargs in Logging.scala?
Date Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:24:40 GMT
On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 5:46 PM, Michael Armbrust
<> wrote:
> ... all of the suffer from the fact that the log message needs to be built
>> even
>> though it might not be used.
> This is not true of the current implementation (and this is actually why
> Spark has a logging trait instead of just using a logger directly.)
> If you look at the original function signatures:
> protected def logDebug(msg: => String) ...
> The => implies that we are passing the msg by name instead of by value.
> Under the covers, scala is creating a closure that can be used to calculate
> the log message, only if its actually required.

Hah. Interesting. Guess it's my noob Scala hat showing off.

I saw the PR about using scala-logging before, but didn't pay too
close attention to it.

Thanks for the info guys!


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