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Logging in Struts

amit sharma
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Joined: Jul 19, 2006
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What is the best approach for logging in struts .Log4j or any other framework
is suitable for struts application.
RoshaniG Gopal
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Joined: May 15, 2006
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Hi dmay,
I believe log4j is the easiest and the best way for logging.


Regards,<br />Roshani
Seetesh Hindlekar
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Though Struts uses Apache Common Logging framework to take care of its logging, I would prefer Log4j ( for its support for different layouts.


amit sharma
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Any other advantage of Log4j.Which is better in terms of performance.
Merrill Higginson
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Apache commons logging is a kind of wrapper for other logging frameworks. If you've initialized Log4j logging in your application, Apache commons logging will sense it and use Log4J as the logging implementation.

Here's a quote from the home page:
The Logging package is an ultra-thin bridge between different logging implementations. A library that uses the commons-logging API can be used with any logging implementation at runtime. Commons-logging comes with support for a number of popular logging implementations, and writing adapters for others is a reasonably simple task.

[ October 05, 2006: Message edited by: Merrill Higginson ]

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