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From James Stauffer <stauffer.ja...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Log4j config problem
Date Thu, 14 Jul 2005 18:31:50 GMT
Set additivity to false for your program's logger.

On 7/14/05, Dariusz <dariusz1@nyc.rr.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>     I am migrating an application from JDK logger to Log4j 1.2.9 (using
> Tomcat 5.0.28) and almost got it to work, except for one remaining
> issue.  Hopefully someone will be able to give me some tips on how to
> solve it.
> What I want to have is a separate log file for all Tomcat output
> (log4j.log containing info about starting/stopping service,
> initializing, etc.) and two separate log files for the application
> output: an Error.log file which will let me quickly see any errors that
> might have occurred, and another file, All.log containing all debug
> info.
>     Both Error.log and All.log are OK.  The problem is with 'log4j.log'
> file.  While it correctly shows all relevant Tomcat log messages, it
> also includes all application debug messages (duplicating All.log
> file).  Because of all the included debug messages it is very difficult
> to spot any Tomcat errors that might have occurred.  I can suppress the
> debug messages in log4j.log by disabling the appender for All.log, but I
> would like to keep All.log and have log4j.log only display server info.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> 
> Thanks.
> --Dariusz.
> 
> 
> Here is my log4j.properties file:
> 
> log4j.rootLogger=ERROR, R
> log4j.disable=INFO
> 
> log4j.appender.R=org.apache.log4j.DailyRollingFileAppender
> log4j.appender.R.DatePattern='.'yyyy-MM-dd
> log4j.appender.R.File=../logs/log4j.log
> log4j.appender.R.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
> log4j.appender.R.layout.ConversionPattern=%d [%t] %-5p %c - %m%n
> log4j.logger.org.apache=INFO
> 
> 
> AppLog.properties
> 
> #
> log4j.logger.AppLogger = ALL, DebugAppender, ErrorAppender
> log4j.appender.DebugAppender = org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender
> log4j.appender.DebugAppender.MaxFileSize = 1000KB
> log4j.appender.DebugAppender.MaxBackupIndex = 1000
> log4j.appender.DebugAppender.Append = true
> log4j.appender.DebugAppender.Threshold = DEBUG
> log4j.appender.DebugAppender.File = ../webapps/mdinfo/logs/All.log
> log4j.appender.DebugAppender.layout = org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
> log4j.appender.DebugAppender.layout.ConversionPattern=%d{MM/dd/yy
> HH:mm}%m\n
> #
> log4j.appender.ErrorAppender = org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender
> log4j.appender.ErrorAppender.MaxFileSize = 1000KB
> log4j.appender.ErrorAppender.MaxBackupIndex = 1000
> log4j.appender.ErrorAppender.Append = true
> log4j.appender.ErrorAppender.Threshold = ERROR
> log4j.appender.ErrorAppender.File = ../webapps/mdinfo/logs/Errors.log
> log4j.appender.ErrorAppender.layout = org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
> log4j.appender.ErrorAppender.layout.ConversionPattern=%d{MM/dd/yy
> HH:mm}%p %m\n
> 
> 
> I also have a Logger.java class, which reads the 'AppLog.properties'
> file and gets an org.apache.log4j.Logger.  This logger is then used to
> call various log() methods.  Param 'fileName' is set to
> AppLog.properties (see above).
> 
>  // ---------------------------------------------------
>  private synchronized void createJavaLogger(String fileName)
>  {
>   Properties props = new Properties();
> 
>   try
>   {
>    ClassLoader myLoader = Logger.class.getClassLoader();
>    URL propertiesFileURL = myLoader.getResource(fileName);
>    FileInputStream fis = new
> FileInputStream(propertiesFileURL.getFile());
>    props.load(fis);
> 
>    PropertyConfigurator.configure(props);
>    javaLogger1 = org.apache.log4j.Logger.getLogger("AppLogger");
> 
>   }catch (Exception e) {
>    System.out.println("Error setting-up Logger and/or handlers." +
> e.getMessage());
>    e.printStackTrace();
>    javaLogger1 = org.apache.log4j.Logger.getRootLogger();
>   }
>  }
> 
> Thanks again.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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