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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [log4cxx] State of this project?
Date Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:05:29 GMT
Hi James,

It seems this project needs some fresh energy. I am active on the Log4j 2
side, but not on this one. Can anyone else provide guidance?


On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 8:25 AM, James E. King, III <jking@apache.org>

> Hello,
> I have used log4cxx for a number of years and the last official release was
> 7 years ago.  There was an effort to make a 0.11.x release in October but I
> don't see the result of that, plus it looks like all Windows based build
> projects and tools have been removed from the trunk.  There are a number of
> web sites / projects out there to help people build log4cxx, apr, and
> apr-util on Windows.  It seems to be a second-class citizen.
> I spent yesterday making a cmake build environment for log4cxx that builds
> against the libapr-2 trunk on Windows.  Since apr provides its own cmake
> environment, this simply picks up the installed artifacts and builds
> log4cxx on Windows.  In the process I have found that although static
> linking seems to build okay, shared libraries are missing some
> LOG4CXX_EXPORT commands.
> I was able to build on linux against the apr-2 trunk as well by telling it
> that "--with-apr" and "--with-apr-util" come from the same location, since
> apr-util merged into apr.
> I see no quality controls on pull requests, leveraging the free travis and
> appveyor CI environments to ensure pull requests are of high quality.  So
> my question is this - what is the state of this project?  Is it dead?  Are
> there people actively using it and working on it?
> Thanks,
> Jim

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