Structured, pluggable logging for Go.

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Overview

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Logrus is a structured logger for Go (golang), completely API compatible with the standard library logger.

Logrus is in maintenance-mode. We will not be introducing new features. It's simply too hard to do in a way that won't break many people's projects, which is the last thing you want from your Logging library (again...).

This does not mean Logrus is dead. Logrus will continue to be maintained for security, (backwards compatible) bug fixes, and performance (where we are limited by the interface).

I believe Logrus' biggest contribution is to have played a part in today's widespread use of structured logging in Golang. There doesn't seem to be a reason to do a major, breaking iteration into Logrus V2, since the fantastic Go community has built those independently. Many fantastic alternatives have sprung up. Logrus would look like those, had it been re-designed with what we know about structured logging in Go today. Check out, for example, Zerolog, Zap, and Apex.

Seeing weird case-sensitive problems? It's in the past been possible to import Logrus as both upper- and lower-case. Due to the Go package environment, this caused issues in the community and we needed a standard. Some environments experienced problems with the upper-case variant, so the lower-case was decided. Everything using logrus will need to use the lower-case: github.com/sirupsen/logrus. Any package that isn't, should be changed.

To fix Glide, see these comments. For an in-depth explanation of the casing issue, see this comment.

Nicely color-coded in development (when a TTY is attached, otherwise just plain text):

Colored

With log.SetFormatter(&log.JSONFormatter{}), for easy parsing by logstash or Splunk:

{"animal":"walrus","level":"info","msg":"A group of walrus emerges from the
ocean","size":10,"time":"2014-03-10 19:57:38.562264131 -0400 EDT"}

{"level":"warning","msg":"The group's number increased tremendously!",
"number":122,"omg":true,"time":"2014-03-10 19:57:38.562471297 -0400 EDT"}

{"animal":"walrus","level":"info","msg":"A giant walrus appears!",
"size":10,"time":"2014-03-10 19:57:38.562500591 -0400 EDT"}

{"animal":"walrus","level":"info","msg":"Tremendously sized cow enters the ocean.",
"size":9,"time":"2014-03-10 19:57:38.562527896 -0400 EDT"}

{"level":"fatal","msg":"The ice breaks!","number":100,"omg":true,
"time":"2014-03-10 19:57:38.562543128 -0400 EDT"}

With the default log.SetFormatter(&log.TextFormatter{}) when a TTY is not attached, the output is compatible with the logfmt format:

time="2015-03-26T01:27:38-04:00" level=debug msg="Started observing beach" animal=walrus number=8
time="2015-03-26T01:27:38-04:00" level=info msg="A group of walrus emerges from the ocean" animal=walrus size=10
time="2015-03-26T01:27:38-04:00" level=warning msg="The group's number increased tremendously!" number=122 omg=true
time="2015-03-26T01:27:38-04:00" level=debug msg="Temperature changes" temperature=-4
time="2015-03-26T01:27:38-04:00" level=panic msg="It's over 9000!" animal=orca size=9009
time="2015-03-26T01:27:38-04:00" level=fatal msg="The ice breaks!" err=&{0x2082280c0 map[animal:orca size:9009] 2015-03-26 01:27:38.441574009 -0400 EDT panic It's over 9000!} number=100 omg=true

To ensure this behaviour even if a TTY is attached, set your formatter as follows:

	log.SetFormatter(&log.TextFormatter{
		DisableColors: true,
		FullTimestamp: true,
	})

Logging Method Name

If you wish to add the calling method as a field, instruct the logger via:

log.SetReportCaller(true)

This adds the caller as 'method' like so:

{"animal":"penguin","level":"fatal","method":"github.com/sirupsen/arcticcreatures.migrate","msg":"a penguin swims by",
"time":"2014-03-10 19:57:38.562543129 -0400 EDT"}
time="2015-03-26T01:27:38-04:00" level=fatal method=github.com/sirupsen/arcticcreatures.migrate msg="a penguin swims by" animal=penguin

Note that this does add measurable overhead - the cost will depend on the version of Go, but is between 20 and 40% in recent tests with 1.6 and 1.7. You can validate this in your environment via benchmarks:

go test -bench=.*CallerTracing

Case-sensitivity

The organization's name was changed to lower-case--and this will not be changed back. If you are getting import conflicts due to case sensitivity, please use the lower-case import: github.com/sirupsen/logrus.

Example

The simplest way to use Logrus is simply the package-level exported logger:

package main

import (
  log "github.com/sirupsen/logrus"
)

func main() {
  log.WithFields(log.Fields{
    "animal": "walrus",
  }).Info("A walrus appears")
}

Note that it's completely api-compatible with the stdlib logger, so you can replace your log imports everywhere with log "github.com/sirupsen/logrus" and you'll now have the flexibility of Logrus. You can customize it all you want:

package main

import (
  "os"
  log "github.com/sirupsen/logrus"
)

func init() {
  // Log as JSON instead of the default ASCII formatter.
  log.SetFormatter(&log.JSONFormatter{})

  // Output to stdout instead of the default stderr
  // Can be any io.Writer, see below for File example
  log.SetOutput(os.Stdout)

  // Only log the warning severity or above.
  log.SetLevel(log.WarnLevel)
}

func main() {
  log.WithFields(log.Fields{
    "animal": "walrus",
    "size":   10,
  }).Info("A group of walrus emerges from the ocean")

  log.WithFields(log.Fields{
    "omg":    true,
    "number": 122,
  }).Warn("The group's number increased tremendously!")

  log.WithFields(log.Fields{
    "omg":    true,
    "number": 100,
  }).Fatal("The ice breaks!")

  // A common pattern is to re-use fields between logging statements by re-using
  // the logrus.Entry returned from WithFields()
  contextLogger := log.WithFields(log.Fields{
    "common": "this is a common field",
    "other": "I also should be logged always",
  })

  contextLogger.Info("I'll be logged with common and other field")
  contextLogger.Info("Me too")
}

For more advanced usage such as logging to multiple locations from the same application, you can also create an instance of the logrus Logger:

package main

import (
  "os"
  "github.com/sirupsen/logrus"
)

// Create a new instance of the logger. You can have any number of instances.
var log = logrus.New()

func main() {
  // The API for setting attributes is a little different than the package level
  // exported logger. See Godoc.
  log.Out = os.Stdout

  // You could set this to any `io.Writer` such as a file
  // file, err := os.OpenFile("logrus.log", os.O_CREATE|os.O_WRONLY|os.O_APPEND, 0666)
  // if err == nil {
  //  log.Out = file
  // } else {
  //  log.Info("Failed to log to file, using default stderr")
  // }

  log.WithFields(logrus.Fields{
    "animal": "walrus",
    "size":   10,
  }).Info("A group of walrus emerges from the ocean")
}

Fields

Logrus encourages careful, structured logging through logging fields instead of long, unparseable error messages. For example, instead of: log.Fatalf("Failed to send event %s to topic %s with key %d"), you should log the much more discoverable:

log.WithFields(log.Fields{
  "event": event,
  "topic": topic,
  "key": key,
}).Fatal("Failed to send event")

We've found this API forces you to think about logging in a way that produces much more useful logging messages. We've been in countless situations where just a single added field to a log statement that was already there would've saved us hours. The WithFields call is optional.

In general, with Logrus using any of the printf-family functions should be seen as a hint you should add a field, however, you can still use the printf-family functions with Logrus.

Default Fields

Often it's helpful to have fields always attached to log statements in an application or parts of one. For example, you may want to always log the request_id and user_ip in the context of a request. Instead of writing log.WithFields(log.Fields{"request_id": request_id, "user_ip": user_ip}) on every line, you can create a logrus.Entry to pass around instead:

requestLogger := log.WithFields(log.Fields{"request_id": request_id, "user_ip": user_ip})
requestLogger.Info("something happened on that request") # will log request_id and user_ip
requestLogger.Warn("something not great happened")

Hooks

You can add hooks for logging levels. For example to send errors to an exception tracking service on Error, Fatal and Panic, info to StatsD or log to multiple places simultaneously, e.g. syslog.

Logrus comes with built-in hooks. Add those, or your custom hook, in init:

import (
  log "github.com/sirupsen/logrus"
  "gopkg.in/gemnasium/logrus-airbrake-hook.v2" // the package is named "airbrake"
  logrus_syslog "github.com/sirupsen/logrus/hooks/syslog"
  "log/syslog"
)

func init() {

  // Use the Airbrake hook to report errors that have Error severity or above to
  // an exception tracker. You can create custom hooks, see the Hooks section.
  log.AddHook(airbrake.NewHook(123, "xyz", "production"))

  hook, err := logrus_syslog.NewSyslogHook("udp", "localhost:514", syslog.LOG_INFO, "")
  if err != nil {
    log.Error("Unable to connect to local syslog daemon")
  } else {
    log.AddHook(hook)
  }
}

Note: Syslog hook also support connecting to local syslog (Ex. "/dev/log" or "/var/run/syslog" or "/var/run/log"). For the detail, please check the syslog hook README.

A list of currently known service hooks can be found in this wiki page

Level logging

Logrus has seven logging levels: Trace, Debug, Info, Warning, Error, Fatal and Panic.

log.Trace("Something very low level.")
log.Debug("Useful debugging information.")
log.Info("Something noteworthy happened!")
log.Warn("You should probably take a look at this.")
log.Error("Something failed but I'm not quitting.")
// Calls os.Exit(1) after logging
log.Fatal("Bye.")
// Calls panic() after logging
log.Panic("I'm bailing.")

You can set the logging level on a Logger, then it will only log entries with that severity or anything above it:

// Will log anything that is info or above (warn, error, fatal, panic). Default.
log.SetLevel(log.InfoLevel)

It may be useful to set log.Level = logrus.DebugLevel in a debug or verbose environment if your application has that.

Entries

Besides the fields added with WithField or WithFields some fields are automatically added to all logging events:

  1. time. The timestamp when the entry was created.
  2. msg. The logging message passed to {Info,Warn,Error,Fatal,Panic} after the AddFields call. E.g. Failed to send event.
  3. level. The logging level. E.g. info.

Environments

Logrus has no notion of environment.

If you wish for hooks and formatters to only be used in specific environments, you should handle that yourself. For example, if your application has a global variable Environment, which is a string representation of the environment you could do:

import (
  log "github.com/sirupsen/logrus"
)

init() {
  // do something here to set environment depending on an environment variable
  // or command-line flag
  if Environment == "production" {
    log.SetFormatter(&log.JSONFormatter{})
  } else {
    // The TextFormatter is default, you don't actually have to do this.
    log.SetFormatter(&log.TextFormatter{})
  }
}

This configuration is how logrus was intended to be used, but JSON in production is mostly only useful if you do log aggregation with tools like Splunk or Logstash.

Formatters

The built-in logging formatters are:

  • logrus.TextFormatter. Logs the event in colors if stdout is a tty, otherwise without colors.
    • Note: to force colored output when there is no TTY, set the ForceColors field to true. To force no colored output even if there is a TTY set the DisableColors field to true. For Windows, see github.com/mattn/go-colorable.
    • When colors are enabled, levels are truncated to 4 characters by default. To disable truncation set the DisableLevelTruncation field to true.
    • When outputting to a TTY, it's often helpful to visually scan down a column where all the levels are the same width. Setting the PadLevelText field to true enables this behavior, by adding padding to the level text.
    • All options are listed in the generated docs.
  • logrus.JSONFormatter. Logs fields as JSON.

Third party logging formatters:

You can define your formatter by implementing the Formatter interface, requiring a Format method. Format takes an *Entry. entry.Data is a Fields type (map[string]interface{}) with all your fields as well as the default ones (see Entries section above):

type MyJSONFormatter struct {
}

log.SetFormatter(new(MyJSONFormatter))

func (f *MyJSONFormatter) Format(entry *Entry) ([]byte, error) {
  // Note this doesn't include Time, Level and Message which are available on
  // the Entry. Consult `godoc` on information about those fields or read the
  // source of the official loggers.
  serialized, err := json.Marshal(entry.Data)
    if err != nil {
      return nil, fmt.Errorf("Failed to marshal fields to JSON, %w", err)
    }
  return append(serialized, '\n'), nil
}

Logger as an io.Writer

Logrus can be transformed into an io.Writer. That writer is the end of an io.Pipe and it is your responsibility to close it.

w := logger.Writer()
defer w.Close()

srv := http.Server{
    // create a stdlib log.Logger that writes to
    // logrus.Logger.
    ErrorLog: log.New(w, "", 0),
}

Each line written to that writer will be printed the usual way, using formatters and hooks. The level for those entries is info.

This means that we can override the standard library logger easily:

logger := logrus.New()
logger.Formatter = &logrus.JSONFormatter{}

// Use logrus for standard log output
// Note that `log` here references stdlib's log
// Not logrus imported under the name `log`.
log.SetOutput(logger.Writer())

Rotation

Log rotation is not provided with Logrus. Log rotation should be done by an external program (like logrotate(8)) that can compress and delete old log entries. It should not be a feature of the application-level logger.

Tools

Tool Description
Logrus Mate Logrus mate is a tool for Logrus to manage loggers, you can initial logger's level, hook and formatter by config file, the logger will be generated with different configs in different environments.
Logrus Viper Helper An Helper around Logrus to wrap with spf13/Viper to load configuration with fangs! And to simplify Logrus configuration use some behavior of Logrus Mate. sample

Testing

Logrus has a built in facility for asserting the presence of log messages. This is implemented through the test hook and provides:

  • decorators for existing logger (test.NewLocal and test.NewGlobal) which basically just adds the test hook
  • a test logger (test.NewNullLogger) that just records log messages (and does not output any):
import(
  "github.com/sirupsen/logrus"
  "github.com/sirupsen/logrus/hooks/test"
  "github.com/stretchr/testify/assert"
  "testing"
)

func TestSomething(t*testing.T){
  logger, hook := test.NewNullLogger()
  logger.Error("Helloerror")

  assert.Equal(t, 1, len(hook.Entries))
  assert.Equal(t, logrus.ErrorLevel, hook.LastEntry().Level)
  assert.Equal(t, "Helloerror", hook.LastEntry().Message)

  hook.Reset()
  assert.Nil(t, hook.LastEntry())
}

Fatal handlers

Logrus can register one or more functions that will be called when any fatal level message is logged. The registered handlers will be executed before logrus performs an os.Exit(1). This behavior may be helpful if callers need to gracefully shutdown. Unlike a panic("Something went wrong...") call which can be intercepted with a deferred recover a call to os.Exit(1) can not be intercepted.

...
handler := func() {
  // gracefully shutdown something...
}
logrus.RegisterExitHandler(handler)
...

Thread safety

By default, Logger is protected by a mutex for concurrent writes. The mutex is held when calling hooks and writing logs. If you are sure such locking is not needed, you can call logger.SetNoLock() to disable the locking.

Situation when locking is not needed includes:

  • You have no hooks registered, or hooks calling is already thread-safe.

  • Writing to logger.Out is already thread-safe, for example:

    1. logger.Out is protected by locks.

    2. logger.Out is an os.File handler opened with O_APPEND flag, and every write is smaller than 4k. (This allows multi-thread/multi-process writing)

      (Refer to http://www.notthewizard.com/2014/06/17/are-files-appends-really-atomic/)

Issues
  • Log filename and line number

    Log filename and line number

    Both stdlib package log and many other logging frameworks are supporting this (e.g. https://github.com/inconshreveable/log15). Am I missing how to enable it or is it not supported?

    enhancement 
    opened by gust1n 111
  • Case change breaks builds?

    Case change breaks builds?

    Not sure what's started to happen, but overnight our builds have started to break:

    can't load package: package github.com/TykTechnologies/tyk: case-insensitive import collision: "github.com/Sirupsen/logrus" and "github.com/sirupsen/logrus"

    I wonder if it's the case change from S to s in the github username of the account. Even if we change the import path to use the lowercase version, dependencies that use the uppercase version that are not under our control seem to need updating too.

    Vendoring the lib doesn;t seem to work either, as the log.WithFields seems to self referential, but maybe I was too hasty in dismissing vendoring:

    ./api.go:124: cannot use "github.com/TykTechnologies/tyk/vendor/github.com/Sirupsen/logrus".Fields literal (type "github.com/TykTechnologies/tyk/vendor/github.com/Sirupsen/logrus".Fields) as type "github.com/Sirupsen/logrus".Fields in argument to log.WithFields

    Any tips appreciated.

    opened by lonelycode 56
  • [Maintenance] The Gofrs would like to adopt logrus

    [Maintenance] The Gofrs would like to adopt logrus

    Hi @sirupsen,

    A few of us over in the Go community have started a bit of a working group to share the work of maintaining projects that are extremely important to the Go ecosystem. It goes without saying, logrus is absolutely one of those.

    We've opened up a way for the community to suggest projects to adopt and logrus was one of them (https://github.com/gofrs/help-requests/issues/2).

    I wanted to reach out to see what your preference is for a team like The Gofrs taking over this project. Because this repo is on your personal GitHub account, and not an organization, it seems like we may be fairly limited in the type of shared responsibility we can take on. There are currently 20 members in the organization, so as a first step we could maybe add myself and a few others as collaborators so that we can share the load.

    Beyond that, in the interest of full transparency, we may need to consider migrating the project to an organization to allowed richer management of collaborators. That said we can cross that bridge when we get to it.

    Cheers! -Tim

    stale 
    opened by theckman 43
  • Adding File, Line, Stacktrace

    Adding File, Line, Stacktrace

    This is just an initial approach to get the ball rolling in reference to #63 that I implemented last night really quickly. It needs test, hardening,etc. I am all for a much more permanent solution, but this is at least a start. The two things that need to be addressed are whether or not we are losing context by combining the file & line number like so:

    INFO[0006] Request completed                             file=/bursa/src/bursa.io/kernel/kernel.go:96
    

    and how to format the stack trace. Right now it is pretty gross:

    DEBU[0001]                                               file=/bursa/.godeps/src/github.com/Sirupsen/logrus/logger.go line=100 stack=goroutine 3 [running]:
    bursa.io/middleware/logtext.getTrace(0x756ec0, 0xc2100c8240)
        /bursa/src/bursa.io/middleware/logtext/logtext.go:46 +0x6e
    bursa.io/middleware/logtext.(*Logtext).Format(0xc2100915e0, 0xc2100928c0, 0x43029a, 0x7d9860, 0xc21001ea80, ...)
        /bursa/src/bursa.io/middleware/logtext/logtext.go:36 +0x181
    github.com/Sirupsen/logrus.(*Entry).Reader(0xc2100928c0, 0x376d4605, 0xc2100928c0, 0x0)
        /bursa/.godeps/src/github.com/Sirupsen/logrus/entry.go:41 +0x38
    github.com/Sirupsen/logrus.(*Entry).log(0xc2100928c0, 0x5, 0x0, 0x0)
        /bursa/.godeps/src/github.com/Sirupsen/logrus/entry.go:84 +0x1e9
    github.com/Sirupsen/logrus.(*Entry).Debug(0xc2100928c0, 0x7f64f0934a80, 0x1, 0x1)
        /bursa/.godeps/src/github.com/Sirupsen/logrus/entry.go:109 +0x75
    github.com/Sirupsen/logrus.(*Logger).Debug(0xc21004a180, 0x7f64f0934a80, 0x1, 0x1)
        /bursa/.godeps/src/github.com/Sirupsen/logrus/logger.go:100 +0xa3
    github.com/Sirupsen/logrus.Debug(0x7f64f0934a80, 0x1, 0x1)
        /bursa/.godeps/src/github.com/Sirupsen/logrus/exported.go:61 +0x48
    bursa.io/controller/home.HandleSignup(0x7f64f0ab9ce0, 0xc210092740, 0xc21005e750)
        /bursa/src/bursa.io/controller/home/home.go:36 +0x2f7
    net/http.HandlerFunc.ServeHTTP(0x902f78, 0x7f64f0ab9ce0, 0xc210092740, 0xc21005e750)
        /usr/local/go/src/pkg/net/http/server.go:1220 +0x40
    github.com/gorilla/mux.(*Router).ServeHTTP(0xc21005a4b0, 0x7f64f0ab9ce0, 0xc210092740, 0xc21005e750)
        /bursa/.godeps/src/github.com/gorilla/mux/mux.go:98 +0x21c
    github.com/codegangsta/negroni.func·001(0x7f64f0ab9ce0, 0xc210092740, 0xc21005e750, 0xc210091c40)
        /bursa/.godeps/src/github.com/codegangsta/negroni/negroni.go:41 +0x4c
    github.com/codegangsta/negroni.HandlerFunc.ServeHTTP(0xc210093e60, 0x7f64f0ab9ce0, 0xc210092740, 0xc21005e750, 0xc210091c40)
        /bursa/.godeps/src/github.com/codegangsta/negroni/negroni.go:24 +0x4a
    github.com/codegangsta/negroni.middleware.ServeHTTP(0x7f64f0ab8808, 0xc210093e60, 0xc210091a80, 0x7f64f0ab9ce0, 0xc210092740, ...)
        /bursa/.godeps/src/github.com/codegangsta/negroni/negroni.go:33 +0x82
    

    In this example you add this functionality by:

    log.SetFormatter(logtext.NewLogtext(new(log.TextFormatter), true))
    
    opened by derekdowling 36
  • case-insensitive import collision

    case-insensitive import collision

    Hi,

    My last build today I have this problem.

    can't load package: package github.com/sirupsen/logrus/examples/hook: case-insensitive import collision: "github.com/Sirupsen/logrus" and "github.com/sirupsen/logrus"

    can i help me ?

    opened by brunoksato 34
  • Should I use lowercase or uppercase for the package name?

    Should I use lowercase or uppercase for the package name?

    Hi,

    I am using two hooks, https://github.com/rogierlommers/logrus-redis-hook and https://github.com/bshuster-repo/logrus-logstash-hook, one is using upper case while the other one is using lowercase. Therefore I got this annoying error can't load package: package github.com/sirupsen/logrus/examples/hook: case-insensitive import collision: "github.com/Sirupsen/logrus" and "github.com/sirupsen/logrus"

    How can I solve this issue? As there is a thread mentioned that the change has been reverted, so should I use uppercase or lowercase package name?

    I am very confused!

    Thanks

    opened by kitgary 31
  • Make airbrake hook non-blocking

    Make airbrake hook non-blocking

    Logging should not wait for airbrake to be notified.

    opened by gravis 29
  • Need caller skip

    Need caller skip

    	if entry.Logger.ReportCaller {
    //  		entry.Caller = getCaller()
    		entry.Caller = getCaller(entry.Logger.CallerSkip)
    	}
    
    func getCaller(skip int) *runtime.Frame {
    ...
    		if pkg != logrusPackage {
    			if skip!=0 {
    				skip--
    				continue
    			}
    			return &f
    		}
    }
    

    I can skip custom deep.

    need-more-info stale 
    opened by dongshimou 27
  • Renaming upper-case 'Sirupsen' to 'sirupsen'

    Renaming upper-case 'Sirupsen' to 'sirupsen'

    The reason for this is that most other packages use lower-case naming conventions.

    The vendoring tool I use (GB) is case sensitive, and can become a massive pain in the :peach: when Logrus is the only package with an upper-case name (as most other packages are in lower case, following https://blog.golang.org/package-names) - this often leads to build failures.

    Why don't you just vendor it in lower case?

    Because Logrus has itself as an internal dependency, it vendors two folders, Sirupsen/logrus and sirupsen/logrus.

    needs-passing-tests 
    opened by tobbbles 27
  • Provide Output method to Entry

    Provide Output method to Entry

    Standar log pakcage have the Output method for Logger http://golang.org/pkg/log/#Logger.Output Maybe Entry should have that method so it interface exactly with std Logger.

    enhancement help-wanted stale 
    opened by nvcnvn 26
  • How to capture stderr within the running process and log to a file?

    How to capture stderr within the running process and log to a file?

    Not sure if it's the right place to ask ... But could we use logrus to capture stderr and then log it? os.Pipe is one way but I was wondering if logrus had some utility for it.

    opened by linrl3 0
  • Need to remove absolute path of a filename.

    Need to remove absolute path of a filename.

    Hi,

    I've written a custom wrapper on top of the sirupsen/logrus, and using that custom wrapper to in my function/project. when running and logging the output, I could see file: "/home/go/src/../file.go" is printing the absolute path.

    I want to avoid complete path, instead I only want to print "file.go"

    Note: I've tried customformater and made reportcaller as true and used callerprettyfier to change filename and funcname, but now could see two differet fields related to filename. ex

    {"fields.file":"/home/test/go/src/test.go:24","fields.func":"main.main","file":"wrapperfile.go","func":"info","level":"info","msg":"testing","time":"2021-07-04T10:16:53.480639344Z"}

    opened by akshaysharama 0
  • Update README.md

    Update README.md

    opened by runphp 0
  • nothing written to logstash!

    nothing written to logstash!

    Hello,

    I'm testing your library just like your example but nothing written in LogStash/Elasticsearch until I add a one second time delay before the program ended! here the code it is:

    func main() {
    	log := logrus.New()
    	conn, err := net.Dial("tcp", "127.0.0.1:8911")
    	if err != nil || conn == nil {
    		log.Fatal(err)
    	}
    	hook := logrustash.New(conn, logrustash.DefaultFormatter(logrus.Fields{"type": "myappName"}))
    
    	log.Hooks.Add(hook)
    	ctx := log.WithFields(logrus.Fields{
    		"method": "main",
    	})
    	ctx.Info("Hello World in print again!")
    
    	time.Sleep(1 * time.Second)
    }
    

    I'll appreciate if anybody can help

    question 
    opened by mohammadinasab-dev 3
  • JSONFormatter#Format(): let errors decide their JSON representation by themselves

    JSONFormatter#Format(): let errors decide their JSON representation by themselves

    ... if they implement json.Marshaler or encoding.TextMarshaler.

    opened by Al2Klimov 1
  • fix race condition for SetFormatter and SetReportCaller

    fix race condition for SetFormatter and SetReportCaller

    Unfortunately https://github.com/sirupsen/logrus/issues/1233 didn't really fix the race condition, the test just wasn't triggering the race condition to be detected...

    *Entry.write just needs a lock for the whole function.

    opened by rubensayshi 0
  • Possibly misleading statement in documentation

    Possibly misleading statement in documentation

    Logrus is a structured logger for Go (golang), completely API compatible with the standard library logger.

    This statement sounds like a logrus instance can be used to satisfy signature below which is not the case.

    package main
    
    import (
    	"log"
    	"github.com/sirupsen/logrus"
    )
    
    func main() {
    	test(logrus.New())
    }
    
    func test(log *log.Logger) {
    }
    
    opened by BentCoder 0
  • Idea: Customize JSONFormatter's JSON encoder?

    Idea: Customize JSONFormatter's JSON encoder?

    I have a use case for being able to customize the json encoder that the JSONFormatter uses. I hoped that the code would support a pluggable Encoder interface but unfortunately it does not. I know I could write my own Formatter but I'd like to re-use the logic already in JSONFormatter. A few ideas:

    Idea 1 : Add a new optional Encoder field to JSONFormatter. The code would go from:

    encoder := json.NewEncoder(b)
    encoder.SetEscapeHTML(!f.DisableHTMLEscape)
    if f.PrettyPrint {
    	encoder.SetIndent("", "  ")
    }
    

    to

    encoder := f.Encoder
    if encoder == nil {
    	encoder = json.NewEncoder(b)
    	encoder.SetEscapeHTML(!f.DisableHTMLEscape)
    	if f.PrettyPrint {
    		encoder.SetIndent("", "  ")
    	}
    }
    

    The doc for the JSONFormatter struct would be updated to call out that if Encoder is set then DisableHTMLEscape and PrettyPrint are ignored (set them on the encoder itself).

    Idea 2 : We break out the logic in JSONFormatter and move it to a reusable NormalizeEntryForFormat function in formatter.go and then introduce a new formatter, the EncodingFormatter that takes the Encoder from Idea 1 but does include the ignore struct values mentioned. JSONFormatter remains the same (without the Encoder field). Both new formatters use the new NormalizeEntryForFormat helper. We could choose to export NormalizeEntryForFormat or not.

    Thoughts?

    opened by harrisonhjones 0
  • Fix missing character in comment

    Fix missing character in comment

    opened by MarvinJWendt 0
Releases(v1.8.1)
  • v1.8.0(Feb 17, 2021)

  • v1.7.1(Feb 16, 2021)

    Code quality:

    • use go 1.15 in travis
    • use magefile as task runner

    Fixes:

    • small fixes about new go 1.13 error formatting system
    • Fix for long time race condiction with mutating data hooks

    Features:

    • build support for zos
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  • v1.7.0(Sep 28, 2020)

    • a new buffer pool management API has been added
    • a set of <LogLevel>Fn() functions have been added
    • the dependency toward a windows terminal library has been removed
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  • v1.6.0(May 2, 2020)

  • v1.5.0(Mar 23, 2020)

    This new release introduces:

    • Ability to DisableHTMLEscape when using the JSON formatter: https://github.com/sirupsen/logrus/pull/524
    • Support/fixes for go 1.14
    • Many many bugfixes
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  • v1.4.1(Apr 2, 2019)

    This new release introduces:

    • Enhance TextFormatter to not print caller information when they are empty (#944)
    • Remove dependency on golang.org/x/crypto (#932, #943)

    Fixes:

    • Fix Entry.WithContext method to return a copy of the initial entry (#941)
    Source code(tar.gz)
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  • v1.4.0(Mar 11, 2019)

    This new release introduces:

    • Add DeferExitHandler, similar to RegisterExitHandler but prepending the handler to the list of handlers (semantically like defer) (#848).
    • Add CallerPrettyfier to JSONFormatter and `TextFormatter (#909, #911)
    • Add Entry.WithContext() and Entry.Context, to set a context on entries to be used e.g. in hooks (#919).

    Fixes:

    • Fix wrong method calls Logger.Print and Logger.Warningln (#893).
    • Update Entry.Logf to not do string formatting unless the log level is enabled (#903)
    • Fix infinite recursion on unknown Level.String() (#907)
    • Fix race condition in getCaller (#916).
    Source code(tar.gz)
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  • v1.3.0(Jan 4, 2019)

    This new release introduces:

    • Log, Logf, Logln functions for Logger and Entry that take a Level

    Fixes:

    • Building prometheus node_exporter on AIX (#840)
    • Race condition in TextFormatter (#468)
    • Travis CI import path (#868)
    • Remove coloured output on Windows (#862)
    • Pointer to func as field in JSONFormatter (#870)
    • Properly marshal Levels (#873)
    Source code(tar.gz)
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  • v1.0.6(Jul 21, 2018)

    This new release introduces:

    • a new api WithTime which allows to easily force the time of the log entry which is mostly useful for logger wrapper
    • a fix reverting the immutability of the entry given as parameter to the hooks
    • a new configuration field of the json formatter in order to put all the fields in a nested dictionnary
    • a new SetOutput method in the Logger
    • a new configuration of the textformatter to configure the name of the default keys
    • a new configuration of the text formatter to disable the level truncation
    Source code(tar.gz)
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