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From Arkin Yetis <arkinye...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: rolling in log4j2
Date Sat, 01 Feb 2014 23:30:59 GMT
I had opened the following for this:
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LOG4J2-435
Perhaps you can see if this would meet your need and vote for/watch it, if
it does.


On Sat, Feb 1, 2014 at 11:39 AM, Kireet <kireet@feedly.com> wrote:

> Thanks for the update. So I would need to use an external process to clean
> up older files? This seems like a pretty common use case though right?
>
>
>
> On 2/1/14 12:19 AM, Remko Popma wrote:
>
>> Kireet, you can find more details on the Jira ticket but to summarize,
>> you need to configure a SizeBasedTriggeringPolicy for the %i pattern to be
>> useful.
>> If you do so, only "max" files are kept _within the same time period_.
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Feb 1, 2014 at 1:24 PM, Remko Popma <remko.popma@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>  Kireet,
>>>
>>> I can reproduce this and I've raised
>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LOG4J2-524 to track the issue.
>>> I'll add comments to that Jira ticket as I make progress.
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>> Remko
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sat, Feb 1, 2014 at 9:28 AM, Kireet <kireet@feedly.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>  I am trying to use the rolling file appender in log4j2, basically I want
>>>> to roll at midnight daily and keep 3 old log files. New files are
>>>> created
>>>> properly, but log4j doesn't seem to be cleaning up the old files. Does
>>>> log4j only support cleanup of files within the time period? Here is the
>>>> relevant portion of the config. I tried things with and without the %i
>>>> pattern.
>>>>
>>>>      <RollingFile name="Event" fileName="app.log"
>>>>                   filePattern="app-%d{yyyy-MM-dd}.%i.log">
>>>>        <PatternLayout>
>>>>          <Pattern>%m%n</Pattern>
>>>>        </PatternLayout>
>>>>        <Policies>
>>>>          <TimeBasedTriggeringPolicy interval="1" modulate="true"/>
>>>>        </Policies>
>>>>        <DefaultRolloverStrategy compressionLevel="0" max="3"/>
>>>>      </RollingFile>
>>>>
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>>>
>>
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