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logger::appender(3tcl) Object Oriented logging facility logger::appender(3tcl)


logger::appender - Collection of predefined appenders for logger


package require Tcl 8.2

package require logger::appender ?1.2?

::logger::appender::console -level level -service service ?options...?

::logger::appender::colorConsole -level level -service service ?options...?


This package provides a predefined set of logger templates.

::logger::appender::console -level level -service service ?options...?
Name of the level to fill in as "priority" in the log procedure.
Name of the service to fill in as "category" in the log procedure.
Any additional arguments for the log procedure in list form
The log pattern to use (see logger::utils::createLogProc for the allowed substitutions).
Explicitly set the name of the created procedure.
Name of the variable to set in the calling context. This variable will contain the name of the procedure.
::logger::appender::colorConsole -level level -service service ?options...?
See ::logger::appender::colorConsole for a description of the applicable options.


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