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Re^2: [log4perl] log level vs. threads

by menth0l (Monk)
on Aug 31, 2011 at 11:11 UTC ( #923400=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: [log4perl] log level vs. threads
in thread [log4perl] log level vs. threads

Thanks for your suggestions. I want change log levels dynamically via xmlrpc to view detailed output when my app behaves in unexpected way. Now, i think i'll see what signals can offer me...


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Re^3: [log4perl] log level vs. threads
by Old_Gray_Bear (Bishop) on Aug 31, 2011 at 11:51 UTC
    As chrestomanci has pointed out, Log4Perl already has the functionality built in to determine if the configuration file has changed between logging calls.

    So, just adjust the default log-level and rewrite the file. The change will flow naturally from there. No need to be mucking with the additional complication of cross-thread communications....

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    I Go Back to Sleep, Now.

    OGB

      The solution of watching a log file doesn't work of course if you choose to write your config options in the code versus a configuration file. What I found to work is to explicitly call the init() function to re-initialize after making the changes you desire to the config options. The catch is that this must be done within each thread. I wrote a little about this here: http://andydeese.wordpress.com/

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