Crate log_to_defmt

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This is a logging adapter that acts as an implementation of the log crate and hands the rendered messages off to the defmt crate.

Using this is generally not recommended: Once the log infrastructure is pulled into a project, Rust’s string formatting is brought in, avoiding which is a big part of the point of defmt.

However, this can be useful during development, when debugging a particular library (that optionally produces messages through log) on a platform for which a defmt output has already been established.


The current implementation of this takes a huge amount of shortcuts: not only does it not convert log levels, it also hardwires some to the most verbose level, discards lots of information that would otherwise be available, and uses a fixed size buffer.

Future iterations of this crate are expected to address these on demand; for example, this could gain a build time configuration mechanism for the maximum expected length, or an alloc feature that renders the log messages to a Vec instead of a heapless::Vec before handing them off to defmt as a slice.

The crate will likely introduce such features (altering its behavior) without declaring breaking changes; users are advised to configure their error levels to match which messages they expect to see.


Set up log output to be forwarded to defmt