From: Jurko Gospodnetiæ (jurko.gospodnetic_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-23 04:50:02
[This is a post separated from the 'Re: [rfc] Gui library' thread.]
>> > And if I had to cast my vote for 'the most needed C++ library' it
>> > would be a good logging library and not the GUI one... :-) That is the
>> > one area where we have not been able to find a 'good enough' solution
> He he ;) Please take a look at :
> I'm really interested in your feedback !
Actually we have looked at your library. It looks very promising and
we event closely followed its original boost review. It does seem to
have what we need (according to the docs and related posts on this list)
but for now we chose not to use it only because you seemed to have
stopped developing it for a while and no one took over as an active
If we were to start using it in our projects, we'd gladly contribute
to it but we just did not have the resources to completely take over the
development which seemed to be dead.
In production code for now we just stick with our own hacked up
logging support. Has very few features, does not do most of the things
we would like it to, but does the job 'just good enough', holds no
surprises and is easy to maintain.
Not counting yours, currently the log4cxx library looks the most
promising to us. Seems to be most evolved and have a relatively active
development. On the other hand, some parts of it are way too filled with
bugs (e.g. async logging support) and we were trying to get a handle on
those before using it in production code.
I really hope you get your library to boost. And we will try to test
it out to see we can use it as it is now but I am unsure of the time
frame for that as real-life is not leaving us much free time at the
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