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Struct template sink_factory



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

template<typename CharT> 
struct sink_factory {
  // types
  typedef CharT                               char_type;         // Character type. 
  typedef std::basic_string< char_type >      string_type;       // String type. 
  typedef basic_settings_section< char_type > settings_section;  // Settings section type. 

  // construct/copy/destruct
  sink_factory(sink_factory const &) = delete;
  sink_factory & operator=(sink_factory const &) = delete;

  // public member functions
  virtual shared_ptr< sinks::sink > create_sink(settings_section const &) = 0;


Sink factory base interface

sink_factory public construct/copy/destruct

  1. sink_factory(sink_factory const &) = delete;
  2. sink_factory & operator=(sink_factory const &) = delete;
  3. ~sink_factory();

    Default constructor

    Virtual destructor

sink_factory public member functions

  1. virtual shared_ptr< sinks::sink > 
    create_sink(settings_section const & settings) = 0;

    The function creates a formatter for the specified attribute.



    Sink parameters