Recommendation for simple logger on Windows?

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at
Fri Jan 7 23:12:25 GMT 2011

On 7 Jan 2011, at 17:52, Daniel Pittman wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 04:02, Richard Huxton <dev at> wrote:
>> I'd normally use log4perl but that's overkill for this case - I'm installing
>> Strawberry Perl for one small app. Anyone have any strong feelings between
>> the various Simple(r|st) / Tiny options on CPAN?
> My very strong preference is to use syslog for log output, but that is
> tied to the operational platforms and other log management tools.
> When I don't, Log::Any is a great choice, since it allows you to plug
> in multiple log back-ends, and is pleasantly trivial to work with.

While syslog ought to be the One True Way, I'm sure the hardcore sysadmins
have war stories about scalability and such.

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