[erlang-questions] log4erl as system logger

Serge Aleynikov <>
Wed Jun 2 14:50:15 CEST 2010

Default error_logger implements gen_event behavior that allows swapping 
handlers.  You can take a look at how LAMA application does it in the 
start_link() function by changing default logger to format and send log 
events to a syslog daemon:



On 6/2/2010 8:37 AM, Alessandro Sivieri wrote:
> For what I have seen, too, there is no way to replace the default logger
> with a different one (as in Java, for example); maybe we can suggest this
> modification to the OTP maintainers, or they can tell us if there is some
> reason in not allowing this.

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