Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.util.logging
Class ConsoleHandler

java.lang.Object
  extended by java.util.logging.Handler
      extended by java.util.logging.StreamHandler
          extended by java.util.logging.ConsoleHandler

public class ConsoleHandler
extends StreamHandler

This Handler publishes log records to System.err. By default the SimpleFormatter is used to generate brief summaries.

Configuration: By default each ConsoleHandler is initialized using the following LogManager configuration properties. If properties are not defined (or have invalid values) then the specified default values are used.

Since:
1.4

Constructor Summary
ConsoleHandler()
          Create a ConsoleHandler for System.err.
 
Method Summary
 void close()
          Override StreamHandler.close to do a flush but not to close the output stream.
 void publish(LogRecord record)
          Publish a LogRecord.
 
Methods inherited from class java.util.logging.StreamHandler
flush, isLoggable, setEncoding, setOutputStream
 
Methods inherited from class java.util.logging.Handler
getEncoding, getErrorManager, getFilter, getFormatter, getLevel, reportError, setErrorManager, setFilter, setFormatter, setLevel
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

ConsoleHandler

public ConsoleHandler()
Create a ConsoleHandler for System.err.

The ConsoleHandler is configured based on LogManager properties (or their default values).

Method Detail

publish

public void publish(LogRecord record)
Publish a LogRecord.

The logging request was made initially to a Logger object, which initialized the LogRecord and forwarded it here.

Overrides:
publish in class StreamHandler
Parameters:
record - description of the log event. A null record is silently ignored and is not published

close

public void close()
Override StreamHandler.close to do a flush but not to close the output stream. That is, we do not close System.err.

Overrides:
close in class StreamHandler

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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