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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...?
-level level
Name of the level to fill in as "priority" in the log procedure.
-service service
Name of the service to fill in as "category" in the log procedure.
-appenderArgs appenderArgs
Any additional arguments for the log procedure in list form
-conversionPattern conversionPattern
The log pattern to use (see logger::utils::createLogProc for the allowed substitutions).
-procName procName
Explicitly set the name of the created procedure.
-procNameVar procNameVar
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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