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From Vinodh Lakshminarayan <vino...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: configuring log4j without a file? is it possible?
Date Thu, 10 Jul 2003 12:31:38 GMT
Hi Michael,
     Yes it is possible. In fact we are reading our properties from a file and configuring
the properties at run time. Below is an example. For the sake of simplicity I have placed
some hard coded values and have used RollingFileAppender. A console appender can also be configured
in the same way
  Logger  logInstance = Logger.getLogger("LogWriter");
  PatternLayout layout = new PatternLayout("%d{dd MMM yyyy HH:mm:ss} %p  %m %n");
  String fullFileName = "D:/logs/WebLog.log";
  int fileSize = 10485760;
  int fileCount = 10;
  RollingFileAppender fileAppender = new RollingFileAppender(layout,fullFileName,true);
  Hope this helps

Michael.Teji@retail-logic.com wrote:
Hello people,

In the examples people use they all seem to give the path of a config file
to configure log4j.
Is there anyway we can configure log4j (before it logs to a appender)
without giving it the path of a config file???
maybe get config from Database? another machine etc?
any ideas? solutions? i would be extremely grateful


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