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Re: Is there some standard for logging from within the modules?

by Sixtease (Friar)
on Nov 17, 2009 at 09:31 UTC ( #807637=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Is there some standard for logging from within the modules?

I have just come across the same problem. The way I solved it is that I simply created a log method in my module and I pass the messages to it. The method stores the messages in the object.

It is fairly easy for users to redefine the method (directly or by subclassing).

sub log { my ($self, $msg) = @_; push @{ $self->{log} }, { timestamp => time, message => $msg, }; } sub foo { my ($self) = @_; $self->log('Entered foo'); }
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