Source Code for Apache Log4j Core Implementation

Apache Log4j Core Implementation provides the functional components of the logging system. Users are free to create their own plugins and include them in the logging configuration. Apache Log4j Core is a required module to use Apache Log4j.

Bytecode (Java 8) for Apache Log4j Core Implementation is provided in a separate JAR file like log4j-core-2.14.1.jar.

Source Code files for Apache Log4j API are provided in both binary packge like apache-log4j-2.14.1-bin.zip and source package like apache-log4j-2.14.1-src.zip. You can download them at Apache Log4j Website.

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org/apache/logging/log4j/core/util/Builder.java

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package org.apache.logging.log4j.core.util;

/**
 * A type of builder that can be used to configure and create a instances using a Java DSL instead of
 * through a configuration file. These builders are primarily useful for internal code and unit tests, but they can
 * technically be used as a verbose alternative to configuration files.
 *
 * <p>
 *     When creating <em>plugin</em> builders, it is customary to create the builder class as a public static inner class
 *     called {@code Builder}. For instance, the builder class for
 *     {@link org.apache.logging.log4j.core.layout.PatternLayout PatternLayout} would be
 *     {@code PatternLayout.Builder}.
 * </p>
 *
 * @param <T> This builder creates instances of this class.
 */
public interface Builder<T> {

    /**
     * Builds the object after all configuration has been set. This will use default values for any
     * unspecified attributes for the object.
     *
     * @return the configured instance.
     * @throws org.apache.logging.log4j.core.config.ConfigurationException if there was an error building the
     * object.
     */
    T build();
}

org/apache/logging/log4j/core/util/Builder.java

 

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