Source Code for Apache Log4j 1.2.17

Apache Log4j provides the interface that applications should code to and provides the adapter components required for implementers to create a logging implementation.

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package org.apache.log4j.spi;

import org.apache.log4j.Appender;
import org.apache.log4j.Logger;

   Appenders may delegate their error handling to

   <p>Error handling is a particularly tedious to get right because by
   definition errors are hard to predict and to reproduce. 

   <p>Please take the time to contact the author in case you discover
   that errors are not properly handled. You are most welcome to
   suggest new error handling policies or criticize existing policies.

   @author Ceki G&uuml;lc&uuml;
public interface ErrorHandler extends OptionHandler {

     Add a reference to a logger to which the failing appender might
     be attached to. The failing appender will be searched and
     replaced only in the loggers you add through this method.

     @param logger One of the loggers that will be searched for the failing
     appender in view of replacement.
     @since 1.2 */
  void setLogger(Logger logger);

     Equivalent to the {@link #error(String, Exception, int,
     LoggingEvent event)} with the the event parameteter set to
  void error(String message, Exception e, int errorCode);

     This method is normally used to just print the error message
     passed as a parameter.       
  void error(String message);

     This method is invoked to handle the error.

     @param message The message assoicated with the error.
     @param e The Exption that was thrown when the error occured.
     @param errorCode The error code associated with the error. 
     @param event The logging event that the failing appender is asked
            to log.

     @since 1.2 */
  void error(String message, Exception e, int errorCode, LoggingEvent event);
     Set the appender for which errors are handled. This method is
     usually called when the error handler is configured.
     @since 1.2 */
  void setAppender(Appender appender);

     Set the appender to falkback upon in case of failure.
     @since 1.2 */
  void setBackupAppender(Appender appender);



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File name: log4j-1.2.17-sources.jar
File size: 481200 bytes
Release date: 2012-05-06


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