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From: Bennett, Patrick (Patrick.Bennett_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-26 14:59:01

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> On Behalf Of John Torjo
> Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2005 3:12 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] Re: Logging Library -- Formal Review Request
> >
> > Nope, in the system we use, the tracing code isn't even called
> > tracing is actually enabled (which can be done in realtime from
> > processes). The only overhead incurred for any logging statement
> > currently not active is little more than a lookup, compare, and
> >>From the discussion I've seen, the proposed library should work the
> > way.
> >
> Yup, it does work the same way -- except that for my lib there's not
> even a lookup. Every log internally is a reference to a variable of
> boost::log::logger type, which contains a pointer to a
> boost::log::logger_impl, which contains a boolean variable.
[Bennett, Patrick] By lookup, I was referring (very) loosely to a
pointer indirection. The handles in this system are actually statically
defined raw ('opaque' handles) pointers to shared memory structures, so
comparisons are *extremely* cheap [as you well know].

Patrick Bennett

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