LogRecord setSourceMethodName() method in Java with Examples

The setSourceMethodName() method of java.util.logging.LogRecord is used to set the name of the method that allegedly issued the logging request. The source method name which is used in logRecord for logging purpose has to be set via this method.

Syntax:

public void setSourceMethodName(String sourceMethodName)

Parameters: This method accepts sourceMethodName as a parameter which is the source method name. It can be null also.



Return: This method returns nothing.

Below programs illustrate setSourceMethodName() method:
Program 1:

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// Java program to illustrate
// setSourceMethodName() method
  
import java.util.logging.Level;
import java.util.logging.LogRecord;
public class GFG {
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Create LogRecord object
        LogRecord logRecord
            = new LogRecord(Level.SEVERE,
                            "Hello Logger");
  
        // set source method
        logRecord
            .setSourceMethodName(
                "MyFirstSourceMethod");
  
        // print the method name
        System.out.println(
            "Source method Name = "
            + logRecord.getSourceMethodName());
    }
}

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Output:

Source method Name = MyFirstSourceMethod

Program 2:

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// Java program to illustrate
// setSourceMethodName() method
  
import java.util.logging.Level;
import java.util.logging.LogRecord;
import java.util.*;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Create LogRecord object
        LogRecord logRecord
            = new LogRecord(Level.INFO,
                            "GFG Logger");
  
        // set a method from ArrayList class
        // as source method
        logRecord.setSourceMethodName(
            ArrayList
                .class
                .getMethods()[0]
                .getName());
  
        // print the method name
        System.out.println(
            "Source method Name = "
            + logRecord.getSourceMethodName());
  
        // now set null as method name
        logRecord.setSourceMethodName(null);
  
        // print the method name
        System.out.println(
            "Now new Source method Name = "
            + logRecord.getSourceMethodName());
    }
}

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Output:

Source method Name = add
Now new Source method Name = null

References: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/10/docs/api/java/util/logging/LogRecord.html#setSourceMethodName(java.lang.String)



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