[Owasp-esapi-c++] Logging library

Dave Wichers dave.wichers at owasp.org
Fri Apr 9 01:30:50 EDT 2004


I agree, not that I know anything about C++ but I'd like the ESAPI families
to all produce similarly formatted log output, and have similar
capabilities, so if they all use Log4NAMEYOURLANGUAGE, that will help.

-Dave

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Subject: Re: [Owasp-esapi-c++] Logging library

+1 for log4cpp

On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 11:38 PM, David Anderson
<david.anderson at aspectsecurity.com> wrote:
> I researched a bunch of C++ logging libraries, and I did some POC 
> coding with log4cpp and Boost:Log.  My recommendation is to go with the
former.
> The primary reason is that log4cpp is designed to be close to a 
> straight port of log4j, which makes our job easier.  I should be able 
> to check in a log4cpp-based reference implementation this week.  It 
> would take a bit longer with Boost:Log.
>
> Both look like good choices to me.  Boost:Log is intended to be more 
> extensible than log4j, and it is more actively maintained.  Boost:Log 
> is also quite a bit bigger than log4cpp.  It's design is not so close 
> to log4j.  Also, both are designed to support multi-threaded use, with 
> single or multiple loggers as desired.  Oh, and Boost:Log urges the 
> use of its lovely macros, while log4cpp does not provide a macro layer.
>
> Any objections to me proceeding with log4cpp?
>
> -David
>
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