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Subject: autoflush doesn't mean what it usually does
Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2008 15:51:26 +0100
To: bug-Catalyst-Log-Log4perl [...] rt.cpan.org
From: David Wright <dave [...] dexy.org>
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Hi, 'autoflush' usually means that a write should happen immediately, and not be buffered. Catalyst::Log::Log4perl doesn't respect this, either when set using the log4perl conf, or when using the option to new(). I know that the option to new() doesn't say that it does do this, but rather disables 'abort'. That I think is a misunderstanding in the meaning of 'autoflush'. In order to get autoflush working as expected, I have had to create a derived class and override _log(): sub _log { my $self = shift; $self->SUPER::_log(@_); $self->_flush if scalar(caller(1)) =~ /^MyApp(::|$)/; } perl -v: v5.8.8 built for i486-linux-gnu-thread-multi uname -a: Linux PC-5023452 2.6.22-14-generic #1 SMP Fri Feb 1 04:59:50 UTC 2008 i686 GNU/Linux Catalyst::Log::Log4perl version: 1.0 Thanks, David Wright


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