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From "James Stauffer" <stauffer.ja...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Dynamic log names
Date Thu, 15 Jun 2006 14:08:04 GMT
I have also written a new appender that is even more configurable.
The date can be in any part of the file.
http://stauffer.james.googlepages.com/DateFormatFileAppender.java

On 6/15/06, Darren Hall <dhall@utrs.com> wrote:
> I've answered my own question.
>
> For those interested -
> The Log4j documentation doesn't appear to say anything about handling
> dynamic log names as I've described. The closest thing seems to be the
> DailyRollingAppender - however it appends the date after the '.log' (i.e.
> "error.log.06-15-2006").
>
> I was able to find a library online from minaret.biz that does handle the
> job. It will produce log file names in a [prefix].date.[suffix] format (i.e.
> "error.06-15-2006.log"), and by virtue of that, it will automatically create
> new log files when the date changes. For those interested, here's the link -
> http://minaret.biz/tips/datedFileAppender.html
>
> Thanks again for the help with everything,
>
> Darren
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Darren Hall [mailto:dhall@utrs.com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 15, 2006 8:47 AM
> To: 'Log4J Users List'
> Subject: RE: Dynamic log names
>
> DailyRollingAppender is the option I was thinking about...
> However, how do I specify a date in the name of my file?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Darren
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Stauffer [mailto:stauffer.james@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2006 10:09 PM
> To: Log4J Users List
> Subject: Re: Dynamic log names
>
> DailyRollingAppender will do something close to that.  Give it a try.
> One difference is that the file will end with the date (not ".log")
> and the current file doesn't have the date in the name.
>
> On 6/14/06, Darren Hall <dhall@utrs.com> wrote:
> > Question for everyone,
> >
> >
> >
> > I'm generating two log files, an event log and an error log using Log4j
> > 1.2.13 and Struts 1.2.9 on Tomcat 5.5 on a Windows Pro dev box.
> >
> > Currently I'm using the FileAppender class to generate the logs.
> >
> >
> >
> > What I'd like to do is generate daily logs with a filename along the lines
> > of uwaf-event.2006-05-03.log and uwaf-error.2006-05-03.log.
> >
> > Meaning I'd like to append the date into the name of the log file.
> >
> >
> >
> > How would I go about doing this?
> >
> > And do I need to use a different class to generate the log (maybe
> > RollingFileAppender or DailyFileAppender)?
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> >
> >
> > Darren
> >
> >
> >
>
>
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> James Stauffer
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