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Re^6: combine logentries with Log::log4perl

by SimonPratt (Friar)
on Sep 07, 2015 at 11:58 UTC ( #1141250=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^5: combine logentries with Log::log4perl
in thread combine logentries with Log::log4perl

If you're writing a multi-platform program, do you invest in learning about and using all of the various logging systems for each environment, or do you log with a single format into a single location?

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Re^7: combine logentries with Log::log4perl
by CountZero (Bishop) on Sep 07, 2015 at 14:17 UTC
    I'd write a logging module that sends things to syslog, event-log or a old-fashioned text-log file depending on the OS.

    Think of DBI-for-logging, with DBD-like modules for each OS.

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