[erlang-questions] is there any logging module for erlang?
Fri Jun 13 04:54:14 CEST 2008
Thanks for your info.
> On Thu, 12 Jun 2008, Dave Smith wrote:
> > I think it might be worth noting that Erlang provides some powerful
> > runtime tracing tools. Where in python/java/c++ I would litter my code
> > with logging statements to keep track of what's happening where, I
> > find myself not needing that as much, since I can simply throw a trace
> > on the things I'm interested in, when/if there are problem. That's why
> > (I think) erlang is so light on logging subsystems.
> Logging is useful to detect errors in the first place (see the other
> thread where the bug wasn't noticed until the logfiles were read).
> tracing is useful if it's known that there's an error, but it's not
> clear that where that error actually is.
> "Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct, not
> tried it."
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