[rfc][icedtea-web] refactored logging
omajid at redhat.com
Fri Sep 13 11:06:53 PDT 2013
On 09/13/2013 10:18 AM, Jiri Vanek wrote:
> On 09/12/2013 07:09 PM, Omair Majid wrote:
>> Are those exceptions worth logging? (or even worth stopping and showing
>> an error to the user?)
> Well thats the question. Which exception/message is which? There was
> nearly thousand of substitutions... Can you imagine to evaluate each one?
I suspect we will have to. Most of these are really-for-debugging
messages. Some of they may be interesting to users, but most of them
probably will not be.
Otherwise we are syslog()ing all those (not-so-helpful) messages.
> Anyway - four orriginally logged messages was nearly not worthy tobe
> logged.... Then the Logger was moreover forgotten :(
Sorry, I am not clear about this. Can you elaborate?
> TBH - personally I dont like java logging api - it is clumsy, and
> actually not helping at all. Also I found it not suiting to ITW.
Can you elaborate some more on this? What is it about the logging API
that you think is not helping? I am only asking so I don't
(accidentally) suggest repeating the issues.
I am also a little confused. The only place that uses java.util.logging
is Log (and AppletLog). As a complete aside, what are those 2 classes
doing? Are they just used in one place (showAppletExceptions)?
> It loosk like wee need to solve the system level implementation asap,
> otherwise some of mentioned questions cannot be answered correctly.
I think that's a good idea. If we are making a change because it helps a
future change, let's try and narrow down exactly what that future change is.
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