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Re: [PATCH 1/3] gnu: Add perl-log-any.

From: Ben Woodcroft
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] gnu: Add perl-log-any.
Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2016 13:04:48 +1000
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Thanks. I was in the process of packaging log4perl also, you beat me to it.

On 17/07/16 04:20, Alex Sassmannshausen wrote:
* gnu/packages/perl.scm (perl-log-any): New variable.
  gnu/packages/perl.scm | 31 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
  1 file changed, 31 insertions(+)

diff --git a/gnu/packages/perl.scm b/gnu/packages/perl.scm
index aed2a61..486dbc2 100644
--- a/gnu/packages/perl.scm
+++ b/gnu/packages/perl.scm
@@ -2939,6 +2939,37 @@ either uses the first module it finds or throws an 
      (license (package-license perl))))
+(define-public perl-log-any
+  (package
+    (name "perl-log-any")
+    (version "1.040")
+    (source
+     (origin
+       (method url-fetch)
+       (uri (string-append "mirror://cpan/authors/id/D/DA/DAGOLDEN/Log-Any-"
+                           version ".tar.gz"))
+       (sha256
+        (base32
+         "0r1q7cclgwl24gzdnjzvd8y0r7j17dngjk492x35w198zhdj2ncp"))))
+    (build-system perl-build-system)
+    (home-page "";)
+    (synopsis "Bringing loggers and listeners together")
+    (description "Log::Any provides a standard log production API for
+modules.  Log::Any::Adapter allows applications to choose the mechanism for log
+consumption, whether screen, file or another logging mechanism like
+Log::Dispatch or Log::Log4perl.
+A CPAN module uses Log::Any to get a log producer object.  An application, in
+turn, may choose one or more logging mechanisms via Log::Any::Adapter, or none
+at all.
+Log::Any has a very tiny footprint and no dependencies beyond Perl 5.8.1,

A reference to the specific Perl version is a bit out of place, no? Maybe 'no dependencies beyond Perl itself'. Otherwise LGTM.

+which makes it appropriate for even small CPAN modules to use.  It defaults to
+'null' logging activity, so a module can safely log without worrying about
+whether the application has chosen (or will ever choose) a logging
+    (license (package-license perl))))
  (define-public perl-log-report-optional
      (name "perl-log-report-optional")

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