FBB::level(3bobcat) Log-manipulator FBB::level(3bobcat)

FBB::level - Manipulator setting the log-level of FBB::Log objects

#include <bobcat/level>
Linking option: -lbobcat

An FBB::level object is used to specify insertion `forces’ of information that is inserted into FBB::Log objects. When inserted into Log objects it defines the `force’ of subsequent insertions (or write calls) into those Log objects.

Conversely, Log objects may specify insertion `resistances’ through their setLevel members. If the level’s `force’ is equal to or exceeds the Log object’s `resistance’ then the insertion is performed, otherwise the insertion is ignored. A single insertion statement may contain multiple level calls. If so, then each level call updates the `force’ of insertions following the level call.

By default insertions into Log objects not preceded by level insertions are completed.

When a level object is inserted into another kind of std::ostream object the level object performs no actions.

All constructors, members, operators and manipulators, mentioned in this man-page, are defined in the namespace FBB.


level(size_t force):
This constructor is used in insertion statements, usually inserting it as anonymous object into an FBB::Log object.

Copy and move constructors (and assignment operators) are available.

std::ostream &::operator<<(std::ostream &ostr, FBB::level const &force):
If the ostr can be downcasted to an FBB::Log object then subsequent insertions are performed if force exceeds the Log object’s `resistance’ as specified by its setLevel member. If ostr does not actually refer to a Log object then ostr is returned without any further action, and ostr handles subsequent insertions in its default way.

#include <iostream>
#include <iomanip>
#include <bobcat/log>
#include <bobcat/level>
using namespace std;
using namespace FBB;
int main()
//    Log &log = Log::initialize("&1"); // uses the static Log object
    Log log;                        // explicitly defining a Log object
    log.open("/tmp/out");           // or at once: Log log{ "/tmp/out" }
    log << "This message is written to cout" << nl <<
           setw(16) << ’ ’ << "occupying multiple lines\n";
    log << "This message is not shown\n";
    log << "This message is not shown\n";
    log << fnl;
    log << "This message is not shown\n";
    log << "This message is shown\n";
    log << level(0) << "not shown" << level(2) << "shown at level 2\n";
    log << level(3) << "at level(3)" << level(1) << "not shown" << fnl;
    log << "separate new line\n";
    log << level(2) << "in business again\n";
    log << "final line\n";

bobcat/level - defines the class interface.

bobcat(7), log(3bobcat)

None Reported.

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Bobcat is an acronym of `Brokken’s Own Base Classes And Templates’.

This is free software, distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).

Frank B. Brokken (f.b.brokken@rug.nl).

2005-2022 libbobcat-dev_6.02.02