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From: Neal D. Becker (ndbecker2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-18 15:52:38

John Torjo wrote:

> Neal D. Becker wrote:
>>I notice boost doesn't have a logging library. I have seen several
>>around. Are there any recommendations?
> How about std::ostream ;) ?
> Seriously, depending on your application, you can have so many
> possibilities to implement logging using std::ostream streams.
> For instance, you can implement thread-safety in less than 80 lines of
> code.
> Also, disabling writing to a stream is fairly easy, by setting the
> failbit of a stream object:
> out.setstate( std::ios::failbit); // nothing gets written to this log
> any more

Interesting idea. I would like the overhead of disabled loggers to be
relatively small. Would you think this technique might be useful in that
case? (Of course, relatively small is a relative term).

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