[Deploying Sakai] Replacing Log4j with Logback
botimer at umich.edu
Thu May 30 09:11:03 PDT 2013
Who's doing log analysis (e.g., Splunk) and would the patterns change enough to disrupt it?
On May 30, 2013, at 3:36 AM, John Bush wrote:
> This sounds reasonable to me. Three thoughts:
> 1. why not just fix the 3 imsglobal files and not deal with the JUL
> thing. Looks like a 10 minute affair to fix up that stuff
> 2. If the migrator and all the code migration turns out to be
> problemmatic could we fall back to just including jcl-over-slf4j.jar
> instead of commons-logging.jar as a step forward ? We'd have to still
> deal with LogConfigurationManager, but don't imagine that is terribly
> hard, which gets me to next point.
> 3. Would removing the ability to set log levels from sakai.properties
> and moving it somewhere else entirely be such a bad idea. It's not
> runtime modifiable from there now. Plus you can't control very much,
> only set log level for packages, nothing fancy.
> On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 10:11 PM, Seth Theriault <slt at columbia.edu> wrote:
>> On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 12:49 AM, John Bush <john.bush at rsmart.com> wrote:
>>> Have you tried to use this migrator tool on all or part of the
>>> codecase yet? It looks like there's a bunch of things it trips up on
>>> that have to be done manually, it would be helpful to know how
>>> widespread or not the manual work is.
>> I have tested it on parts of the codebase, and it works pretty much as
>> There will need to be manual inspection for sure since if you have
>> both JCL and JUL imports in the same file (yes, we have that!), you
>> get 2 sets of SLF4J import statements. In addition, the string
>> matching isn't always perfect:
>> Index: citations/citations-osid/web2bridge/src/java/edu/indiana/lib/osid/base/repository/http/Logger.java
>> --- citations/citations-osid/web2bridge/src/java/edu/indiana/lib/osid/base/repository/http/Logger.java
>> (revision 125249)
>> +++ citations/citations-osid/web2bridge/src/java/edu/indiana/lib/osid/base/repository/http/Logger.java
>> (working copy)
>> @@ -36,7 +36,7 @@
>> - * Log a message
>> + * Logger a message
>> public void log(String entry)
>> throws org.osid.repository.RepositoryException
>> Overall, I think it gives you a fast start on the tedium of the
>> migration, but in the end, you still have to double-check it.
> John Bush
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