001/*
002 * Copyright 2001-2004 The Apache Software Foundation.
003 *
004 * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
005 * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
006 * You may obtain a copy of the License at
007 *
008 *      http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
009 *
010 * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
011 * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
012 * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
013 * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
014 * limitations under the License.
015 */
016
017package org.apache.log4j.spi;
018
019import org.apache.log4j.Logger;
020
021/**
022
023  Implement this interface to create new instances of Logger or
024  a sub-class of Logger.
025
026  <p>See <code>examples/subclass/MyLogger.java</code> for an example.
027
028  @author Ceki G&uuml;lc&uuml;
029  @since version 0.8.5
030
031 */
032public interface LoggerFactory {
033
034    public Logger makeNewLoggerInstance(String name);
035
036}