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19. Platform and JVM Logging

Kishori Sharan

(1)Montgomery, Alabama, USA

In this chapter, you will learn:

  • The new platform logging API

  • Command-line options for JVM logging

JDK 9 has overhauled the logging systems for platform classes (JDK classes) and JVM components. There is a new API that lets you specify a logging framework of your choice as logging backend for logging messages from platform classes. There is also a new command-line option that lets you access messages from all JVM components. In this chapter, I describe both logging facilities in detail.

Platform Logging API

Java SE 9 has added a platform logging API that can be used to specify a logger, for example, ...

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