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From "James Stauffer" <stauffer.ja...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Dynamic log names
Date Fri, 16 Jun 2006 11:59:19 GMT
Neither my appender nor DailyRollingFileAppender will make a new file
until there is a new log to add to the file.  The first time that
happens after midnight a new file is created.

On 6/16/06, oops shin <shinoops.mail@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi. James Stauffer..
>
> Did you test your appender make new file after midnight?
>
> First that made new logfile with exact name.
> but I found DateFormatFileAppender didn't rolling log file...
>
> Maybe that's my fault....
> but how about check again?
>
> 2006/6/15, James Stauffer <stauffer.james@gmail.com>:
> > 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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