[JIRA] (SLF4J-192) Need ability to shutdown loggers and flush appenders

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[JIRA] (SLF4J-192) Need ability to shutdown loggers and flush appenders

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James Howe commented on SLF4J-192:
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At the moment the best you can do is something like this
{code}
ILoggerFactory factory = LoggerFactory.getILoggerFactory();
Class<?> clazz = factory.getClass();
try {
  clazz.getMethod("stop").invoke(factory);  // logback
} catch (ReflectiveOperationException ex) {
  try {
    clazz.getMethod("close").invoke(factory);  // log4j
  } catch (ReflectiveOperationException ignored) { }
}
{code}

> Need ability to shutdown loggers and flush appenders
> ----------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: SLF4J-192
>                 URL: https://jira.qos.ch/browse/SLF4J-192
>             Project: SLF4J
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Core API
>    Affects Versions: 1.6.x
>         Environment: Operating System: All
> Platform: All
>            Reporter: Michael Schall
>            Assignee: SLF4J developers list
>
> There needs to be a way to shutdown logging and flush async appenders so when a process is closing, all log events are written before the process is closed.
> Should ILoggerFactory have a shutdown or stop method?  It could shutdown whatever logging back end I'm using?
> For log4j it would call - org.apache.log4j.LogManager.getLoggerRepository().shutdown();
> For logback it would call - loggerContext.stop()
> Other back ends - ???
> This is required to allow me to not reference logging back ends explicitly in my code to shutdown successfully without losing events.
> Discussion about this is happening on the user list at -
> http://www.qos.ch/pipermail/logback-user/2010-September/001816.html



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