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Subject: Re: [boost] [log] Boost.Log formal review closing down
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-17 17:23:53

On 03/18/2010 12:13 AM, vicente.botet wrote:
> * __FILE__, __LINE__ and BOOST_CURRENT_FUNCTION are missing. The
> library could make easier is use.

Is this what you mean?

> * all the logger macros should be able to generate non executed code.
> In addition I would like that the filter on the severity be included
> in. For example
> SEVERITY) if (true); else logger #else #define BOOST_LOG_SEV(LOGGER,
> SEVERITY) \ if (boost::log::core::enabled(SEVERITY) //as before
> #endif
> The rational is that most of the time the application should not
> trace nothing, except critical errors. This test avoids the
> construction of the record_log, and evaluate the filter on all the
> attributes.

Answered on this earlier.

> In the same way the severity is a special attribute, we
> need special filter for this attribute.

Severity is not special. Users of channel-based logging would argue the
same way about channels and they would be right.

> - Did you try to use the library? With what compiler? Did you have
> any problems?
> Yes I have tried to use it on cygwin-gcc3.4, and mingw-gcc4.4 and
> msvc Express 9. * I get a lot of errors on cygwin as there are nor
> wide characters on cygwin. * when compiling the library using just
> bjam, there were alot of errors because the library don't work on
> single_threaded environements. * when I compiled with msvc on mingw,
> a 'mc' tool was missing * when I compiled with gcc4.4 on mingw the
> same issue with 'mc'
> Unfortunatelly these error have not been corrected.

mc is not present in MinGW, GCC or MSVC Express. You would have to
install Windows SDK or full MSVC to get it. The mc tool is expected to
be present in MSVC 10 Express. I have added the note to the docs in
trunk about that.

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