Package org.slf4j

Interface IMarkerFactory

All Known Implementing Classes:
BasicMarkerFactory

public interface IMarkerFactory
Implementations of this interface are used to manufacture Marker instances.

See the section Implementing the SLF4J API in the FAQ for details on how to make your logging system conform to SLF4J.

Author:
Ceki Gülcü
  • Method Summary

    Modifier and Type
    Method
    Description
    boolean
    Detach an existing marker.
    boolean
    exists​(String name)
    Checks if the marker with the name already exists.
    Create a marker which is detached (even at birth) from this IMarkerFactory.
    getMarker​(String name)
    Manufacture a Marker instance by name.
  • Method Details

    • getMarker

      Manufacture a Marker instance by name. If the instance has been created earlier, return the previously created instance.

      Null name values are not allowed.

      Parameters:
      name - the name of the marker to be created, null value is not allowed.
      Returns:
      a Marker instance
    • exists

      boolean exists(String name)
      Checks if the marker with the name already exists. If name is null, then false is returned.
      Parameters:
      name - logger name to check for
      Returns:
      true id the marker exists, false otherwise.
    • detachMarker

      boolean detachMarker(String name)
      Detach an existing marker.

      Note that after a marker is detached, there might still be "dangling" references to the detached marker.

      Parameters:
      name - The name of the marker to detach
      Returns:
      whether the marker could be detached or not
    • getDetachedMarker

      Create a marker which is detached (even at birth) from this IMarkerFactory.
      Parameters:
      name - marker name
      Returns:
      a dangling marker
      Since:
      1.5.1