The commons-logging package provides a simple, component
oriented interface (
org.apache.commons.logging.Log) together with wrappers for
logging systems. The user can choose at runtime
which system they want to use.
In addition, a small number of basic implementations are provided
to allow users to use the package standalone.
commons-logging was heavily influenced by Avalon's Logkit and Log4J. The commons-logging abstraction is meant to minimize the differences between the two, and to allow a developer to not tie himself to a particular logging implementation.
The package does :
The Logging component is dependent upon the following external components for compilation:
Of course, the user must ensure that any logging systems that they wish to use are present in the classpath when they use this component.
|commons-logging-1.0.3 is available through the standard mirrors. Binaries are here and source is here||7-Apr-2003|
Planned Next Release: TBD
The following individuals are the primary developers and maintainers of this component. Developers who plan to use Logging in their own projects are encouraged to collaborate on the future development of this component to ensure that it continues to meet a variety of needs.
TO DO List: