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From Mikael Ståldal <mi...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Chainsaw log-parsing classes
Date Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:33:59 GMT
Maybe we could take some code from Chainsaw and implement a 
LogEventParser for Log4j 2?

https://github.com/apache/logging-log4j2/blob/master/log4j-core/src/main/java/org/apache/logging/log4j/core/parser/TextLogEventParser.java


On 2018-01-19 17:00, Scott Deboy wrote:
> Here's info on how you can use the same Receiver Chainsaw uses in your own
> application - note this is not built in to log4j2:
> 
> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/47605483/log4j-unstructured-log-parser-in-java-or-scala?rq=1
> 
> Scott
> 
> On Jan 19, 2018 7:32 AM, "Joseph Husby" <husby024@umn.edu> wrote:
> 
> Hello!
> 
> 
> 
> I’m working on a project where we need to take log4j2 output and (offline)
> load it into a Mongo database.  We can't use a mongo appender because the
> database is not available where the software is running.  We could use the
> log4j2's JsonLayout to have an easily parsable log format, but would prefer
> not to as it makes the logs less human readable (especially timestamps).
> 
> 
> Obviously Chainsaw has the capability to parse standard log4j output, but
> is any of that exposed so we could use those classes in our application?
> We don’t need the GUI component.
> 
> 
> 
> Thank you for any help you’re able to provide!
> 
> 
> ~ Joe ~
> 
> p.s. resending this after subscribing to the list as I don't see my
> original message in the archive, so assuming it was rejected.  Sorry if I'm
> double messaging!
> 


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