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Inconvenient Time stamp format in logger

Reported by Fjan | November 26th, 2010 @ 02:38 PM

The Rails logger in 3.0.3 was changed to put on every log action which produces something like "Fri Nov 26 15:17:39 +0100 2010". This is really inconvenient for scripts that automatically process logs.

I propose we change this to simply, that will have the same output but allows the user to set his own format in the config files with Time::DATE_FORMATS[:default] = "%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S"

(An alternative would be to use which is the more convenient Rails 2 format)

Comments and changes to this ticket

  • Neeraj Singh

    Neeraj Singh November 26th, 2010 @ 03:50 PM

    • Importance changed from “” to “Low”

    I will say leave the formatting the way it is so that fix won't break any existing app. However allow users to configure it.

  • Fjan

    Fjan November 26th, 2010 @ 03:55 PM

    I agree. That still leaves us with the choice to leave it the way it was in Rails 2 or to leave it the way it is now in Rails 3. The latter allows us to more easily make it user configurable so that's probably preferred.

  • rails

    rails March 1st, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

    • State changed from “new” to “open”

    This issue has been automatically marked as stale because it has not been commented on for at least three months.

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  • rails

    rails March 1st, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

    • State changed from “open” to “stale”
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