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Logfile from different classes

dave tuazon

Joined: Feb 26, 2002
Posts: 4
How do i create a logfile that can be accessed from different classes. I only want to use one logfile which will be open while the application i make is running. It will only close when i close my application. I have many classes in different files. What can i do to make the Log class a public accessible class to all the others.
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You could apply the Singleton pattern for the Logger class (all code would use Logger.getInstance(), and get a reference to the same Logger instance).
This Logger class should be able to handle input from different threads at once, to avoid intermixed output in the file.
Hope this helps.
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