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Function template register_sink_factory

boost::log::register_sink_factory — The function registers a factory for a custom sink.


// In header: <boost/log/utility/setup/from_settings.hpp>

template<typename CharT> 
  void register_sink_factory(std::string const & sink_name, 
                             shared_ptr< sink_factory< CharT > > const & factory);


The function registers a factory for a sink. The factory will be called to create sink instance when the parser discovers the specified sink type in the settings file. The factory must accept a map of parameters [parameter name -> parameter value] that it may use to initialize the sink. The factory must return a non-NULL pointer to the constructed sink instance.



Pointer to the custom sink factory. Must not be NULL.


The custom sink name