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From Emmanuel Lecharny <elecha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [MINA 3.0] Debugging toolkit
Date Mon, 25 Jan 2010 16:18:48 GMT
Alan D. Cabrera a écrit :
> On Jan 19, 2010, at 7:41 AM, Ashish wrote:
>> Had picked this form one the discussion threads and added to the MINA
>> 3.0 design page, so that we don't loose this.
>> had some initial thoughts around this, like we can some kind of
>> visualization tool build around MINA, which can help us see/debug
>> the MINA based System. One can view number of IoSession's, IoChain's,
>> configuration etc.
>> It could be build as an Eclipse plugin or a standalone UI talking to
>> MINA code via JMX.
>> I am not sure, but we can see if we can extend ProtoTiger as a
>> debugging/visualization tool.
>> These are just some initial thought, will refine the understanding as
>> we progress further with 3.0 design.
>> Any suggestion?
> I wouldn't classify these as debugging toolkit but a management 
> toolkit; very critical.
> I was also thinking about the logging discussion that we had earlier 
> and I think that I've come around to the thinking that it's important 
> to provide some kind of logging mechanism who's scope is narrowed to a 
> particular session.  (I'm still not sold on the usefulness of a 
> general logging filter such as the one that we have now).
With JMX, and a decent tool (something like MX4J : 
http://mx4j.sourceforge.net/), providing some graphs should be a piece 
of cake.

Being able to track down one single session is also something that a JMX 
based tool can do. Logs ? That's for post-mortem debugging :/
> Regards,
> Alan

Emmanuel Lécharny

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