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From "John Strickler (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Comment Edited] (LOG4J2-1347) AsyncAppender - Allow serialization of custom LogEvents
Date Sat, 02 Apr 2016 15:00:28 GMT

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John Strickler edited comment on LOG4J2-1347 at 4/2/16 2:59 PM:
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Remko, I switched my strategy from a mixed async/sync approach to using all-async by using
{{AsyncLoggerContextSelector}}.  I didn't initially see a way to produce custom log events
this way so I'm pairing it with ThreadContext.  I'm probably going to do away with custom
logevent and custom converters.  

I have to scale this to 40+ other products so I'm going to keep hammering at it until I find
the ideal solution.


was (Author: strickjb):
Remko, I switched from a mixed approach to using async everywhere by using {{AsyncLoggerContextSelector}}.
 I didn't initially see a way to produce custom log events this way so I'm pairing it with
ThreadContext and doing away with custom logevent and custom converters.  I have to scale
this out company-wide so I'm going to keep hammering at it until I find the ideal solution.


> AsyncAppender - Allow serialization of custom LogEvents
> -------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LOG4J2-1347
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LOG4J2-1347
>             Project: Log4j 2
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: John Strickler
>            Priority: Minor
>
> This request is for an improvement to AsyncAppender to allow sublasses of Log4jLogEvent
to be serialized without losing their specific type.
> The current functionality is that AsyncAppender will serialize all subclasses back to
a true instance of Log4jLogEvent.  In the process, all extra information is lost that was
provided by the subclass.
> _AsyncAppender, line 156:_
> bq. final Serializable serialized = Log4jLogEvent.serialize(coreEvent, includeLocation);
> *Use Case*
> Subclasses of Log4jLogEvent that contain the authenticated principal to be logged.



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