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From "Steve Ebersole" <steveebers...@austin.rr.com>
Subject Re: Newbie Question
Date Sun, 13 Jul 2003 13:16:54 GMT
Also, use "-Dlog4j.debug=true" on the command line starting your java
process.  Log4j will then output helpful information as it configures
itself.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Hainer, Neil" <hainern@jivanet.net>
To: "Log4J Users List" <log4j-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Saturday, July 12, 2003 3:34 PM
Subject: RE: Newbie Question


> Steve,
>
> I will give a try on Monday and let you know the results.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Neil
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ebersole, Steven [mailto:steven.ebersole@vignette.com]
> Sent: Fri 7/11/2003 2:11 PM
> To: 'Log4J Users List'
> Cc:
> Subject: RE: Newbie Question
>
>
>
> Sorry, bad copy and paste job.  The property file should actually look
like:
>
> log4j.rootLogger=INFO
> log4j.logger.DamlBuilder=INFO,FILE
> log4j.additivity.DamlBuilder=false
> log4j.appender.FILE=org.apache.log4j.FileAppender
> log4j.appender.FILE.File=./log.txt
> log4j.appender.FILE.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
> log4j.appender.FILE.layout.conversionPattern=%p -%m%n
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ebersole, Steven
> Sent: Friday, July 11, 2003 1:08 PM
> To: 'Log4J Users List'
> Subject: RE: Newbie Question
>
>
> You say "just part of a java app"...  Some other part of that app must be
> doing something with log4j.  Try the code in your last message in a simple
> main method using the property file; something like:
>
>
> public class Tester
> {
>     private static Logger logger = Logger.getLogger( Tester.class );
>
>     public static void main( String[] args )
>     {
>         logger.info( "Testing" );
>     }
> }
>
> This will put a single log message into your log.txt file without it
showing
> up on stdout.
>
>
>
> You can also slightly modify the properties file to subvert whatever else
is
> playing with log4j...
>
> log4j.rootLogger=INFO
> log4j.DamlBuilder=INFO,FILE
> log4j.additivity.DamlBuilder=false
> log4j.appender.FILE=org.apache.log4j.FileAppender
> log4j.appender.FILE.File=./log.txt
> log4j.appender.FILE.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
> log4j.appender.FILE.layout.conversionPattern=%p -%m%n
>
> which basically tells lo4j to log messages sent to the logger named
> DamlBuilder _only_ to appenders explicitly attached to it, and not the
> appenders of loggers higher in its hierarchy.  This is assuming that the
> DamlBuilder class is not in a package; if it is, then make the changes in
> the above two lines to include its package name...
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hainer, Neil [mailto:hainern@jivanet.net]
> Sent: Friday, July 11, 2003 11:30 AM
> To: Log4J Users List
> Subject: RE: Newbie Question
>
>
> I initialize it with the following line of code:
>
> private static Logger logger = Logger.getLogger( DamlBuilder.class );
>
> The only other line is:
>
>             logger.info( "Input file:  " + getInputFileName() + two_spaces
+
>
>                "Output file:  " + getOutputFileName() + two_spaces +
> instances + " Object Instances Created" +
>                    two_spaces + QuickTimeFormat.msToSecs( pTime ) + "
> seconds." );
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ebersole, Steven [mailto:steven.ebersole@vignette.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 11, 2003 12:25 PM
> To: 'Log4J Users List'
> Subject: RE: Newbie Question
>
>
> How are you doing the initialization of log4j?
>
> Are you possibly using jakarta-commons-logging or using something that
uses
> it?
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hainer, Neil [mailto:hainern@jivanet.net]
> Sent: Friday, July 11, 2003 11:21 AM
> To: Log4J Users List
> Subject: RE: Newbie Question
>
>
> Standalone.  Just part of a java app.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ebersole, Steven [mailto:steven.ebersole@vignette.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 11, 2003 12:20 PM
> To: 'Log4J Users List'
> Subject: RE: Newbie Question
>
>
> You should not be.  In what type of environment is this running?  In
Tomcat?
> In an app-server?
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hainer, Neil [mailto:hainern@jivanet.net]
> Sent: Friday, July 11, 2003 11:11 AM
> To: Log4J Users List
> Subject: RE: Newbie Question
>
>
> Steven,
>
> Thanks.  This works, but I still get output to the screen (standard out?)
as
> well.  Is there a way to prevent this?
>
> Neil
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ebersole, Steven [mailto:steven.ebersole@vignette.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 11, 2003 12:07 PM
> To: 'Log4J Users List'
> Subject: RE: Newbie Question
>
>
> log4j.rootLogger=INFO,FILE
> log4j.appender.FILE=org.apache.log4j.FileAppender
> log4j.appender.FILE.File=./log.txt
> log4j.appender.FILE.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
> log4j.appender.FILE.layout.conversionPattern=%p -%m%n
>
>
> Will create a file named log.txt in the current working directory (the
> directory from where the java process was started).
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hainer, Neil [mailto:hainern@jivanet.net]
> Sent: Friday, July 11, 2003 11:02 AM
> To: log4j-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Newbie Question
>
>
>
> I am using Log4j for the first time.  How do I set up a property file
> (correctly) so I only log to a file and not to the console?  I only want
> messages at level INFO or higher in my log file.  This is what I tried.
It
> didn't work:
>
>
> log4j.rootLogger = INFO
>
> log4j.DamlBuilder=INFO, FILE
>
> #log4j.appender.CONSOLE=org.appache.log4j.ConsoleAppender
>
> #set the appender FILE
> log4j.appender.FILE=org.apache.log4j.FileAppender
> log4j.appender.FILE.File=.\log.txt
>
> #set the layout for the appenders
> #log4j.appender.CONSOLE.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
> #log4j.appender.CONSOLE.layout.conversionPattern=%p -%m%n
>
> #set the layout for the appenders
> log4j.appender.FILE.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
> log4j.appender.FILE.layout.conversionPattern=%p -%m%n
>
> Thanks,
>
> Neil
>
> Neil Hainer
> Booz Allen & Hamilton
> JIVA System Integration Project
> 703-289-3881
>
>
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