We're currently switching from the outdated XCGLogger to OSLog for logging in our iOS app. I managed to retrieve and export the logs as a simple string. However, I was wondering if there is a way to format the exported file in a way that it will be readable by the Console as a Log Archive. I can open the current file as well, but it won't give me the same filter and search options as a properly formatted Log Archive. Does anyone have an idea on how to either format the string output so it will be recognized as a Log Archive or is there an automated way to do so?
I was wondering if there is a way to format the exported file in a way
that it will be readable by the Console as a Log Archive.
There is not. Log archives have a complex private structure and there are no APIs or tools to construct them from scratch.
ps Apple system log infrastructure isn’t really on-topic for Swift Forums, where the focus is on Swift the language. If you have follow-up questions, I recommend you ask them over an Apple Developer Forums. Tag your thread with OSLog so that I see it.
pps You might find the various hints and tips in Your Friend the System Log helpful.
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