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From "Jay Riddell" <jridd...@doradosoftware.com>
Subject Re: Overriding an Xml Configuration's settings
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2001 15:44:15 GMT

Ummmm, ok . . .thanks.  But what do you mean by that ?

I believe that I am trying to set the "variable" called fileName
in the FileAppender class (but it is not working).

Can anyone be a bit more specific than this ?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Ceki Gülcü" <cgu@qos.ch>
To: "LOG4J Users Mailing List" <log4j-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 07, 2001 10:41 PM
Subject: Re: Overriding an Xml Configuration's settings



Jay,

You can use variable substitution. Regards, Ceki

At 19:13 07.08.2001 -0700, Jay Riddell wrote:
>I'm using XML files to configure Log4j.  All is working fine.
>
>I've got a couple of custom priorities, some filters using the
>FileAppender.  Life was good.
>
>Then I discovered that I've got 1 log4j .xml file for EACH of
>my different executables . . . and the only difference is the
>filename.
>
>Therefore, I tried using a single .xml config file and added
>something that looks like this (once all the error handling is removed):
>
>            Category theRoot = Category.getRoot() ;
>            Appender theApp = theRoot.getAppender( "MyAppender" ) ;
>            FileAppender fileApp = (FileAppender) theApp ;
>            fileApp.setFile( thisExecutablesFileName ) ;
>
>But it doesn't work.  If I have a filename set in the xml file, it uses that.
>If I don't, I get the following:
>
>    log4j:WARN File option not set for appender [MyAppender].
>    log4j:WARN Are you using FileAppender instead of ConsoleAppender?
>    log4j: Adding appender named [MyAppender] to category [root].
>    log4j:ERROR No output stream or file set for the appender named [MyAppender].
>
>
>Any ideas how I can use the same .XML file for each of my executables
>while still configuring each to write to a different output file ?
>
>TIA.
>
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>Dorado Software
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