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From James Stauffer <stauffer.ja...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: unable to setup log4j for tomcat
Date Thu, 06 Oct 2005 15:43:00 GMT
-Dlog4j.debug should also tell you how log4j is being configured.  Try
to look for messages about that.  All log4j messages start with
"log4j: " at the beginning of the line so you can search for that.

On 10/6/05, John Cherouvim <jc@eworx.gr> wrote:
> Hello
>
> log4j.properties in WEB-INF/classes works when running my classes from
> netbeans. The log file is created.
> I have log4j-1.2.12.jar in WEB-INF\lib
>
> and in my classes or JSPs I do:
> Logger logger = Logger.getLogger(Person.class);
> logger.info("foo bar");
>
> But when I run a JSP from tomcat and want to log I cannot seem to be
> able to find where (and if) is the file created and appended.
> Having set -Dlog4j.debug in my Tomcat parameters I get
>
>  INFO [http-8080-Processor25] (index_jsp.java:68) - XXXXXXXXX
>  INFO [http-8080-Processor25] (index_jsp.java:68) - XXXXXXXXX
>
> where 'XXXXXX' is some other message I logged from index.jsp
>
> Any help?
> I am really confused here..
>
>
>
> Jacob Kjome wrote:
>
> >Why WEB-INF/classes/properties?  Are you performing your own manual
> >configuration, because Log4j's auto-configuration won't find the file unless it
> >is in the default package.  Secondly, where is log4j.jar?  If it isn't in
> >WEB-INF/lib but a higher classloader such as CATALINA_HOME/common/lib, then
> >Log4j has already attempted autoconfiguration at application startup and won't
> >do it again when you deploy your webapp.  Thirdly, if you have a log4j.xml file
> >somewhere in your classpath such as CATALINA_HOME/common/classes or in some
> >miscreant jar packaging its own log4j config file, then Log4j autoconfiguration
> >will grab the log4j.xml file in preference to your own log4j.properties file
> >(assuming that you are counting on autoconfiguration and not performing manual
> >configuration upon application startup).
> >
> >
>
>
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