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From Yair Ogen <yairo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: DailyRollingFileAppender - creation of directories?
Date Wed, 15 Jul 2009 05:45:44 GMT
please look at the extension supplied here:
http://www.simonsite.org.uk

It supports rolling by size and or by date as well as supports archiving.

On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 8:11 AM, Andrew Thorburn <nzipsi@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm fairly sure this isn't possible, but I figured I should check, just in
> case.
>
> Currently, I have the DRFA set up to roll the log files over at
> midnight each day. Nice and simple. However, they all currently wind
> up in the same directory, which is not ideal. What I would prefer is
> for each month to have a separate directory, so the directory
> structure would be like so:
>
> <BASEDIR>
>    |----2008
>        |----01
>        |----02
>        |----03
>        .
>        .
>        .
>    |----2009
>        |----01
>        |----02
>        |----03
>        .
>        .
>        .
> etc.
>
> Just makes it a little easier to find the log file I'm looking for, as
> there could easily be hundreds of them. Obviously, if Log4J can't do
> this, then I can either live with it or write my own appender.
>
> On a related note, is there any facility in Log4J to have it compress
> old log files? I've currently got my own log file archiver (written
> outside of Log4J, and tied rather heavily to an in-house application),
> but if Log4J provides this facility, I might be better off using that
> instead.
>
> Thanks,
>
> - Andrew Thorburn
>
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