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From Matt Sicker <boa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Any backwards compatibility tool for old log4j.properties?
Date Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:53:31 GMT

Feel free to vote on this, contribute patches, etc. I've spent a little bit
of time working on a ConfigurationFactory for properties files, but it
quickly became a non-trivial task converting a flat map structure into a

For what it's worth, I find the log4j.properties file confusing. I have no
idea how to configure log4j 1.2 using the properties file. I've always used
the XML format due to it being much easier.

On 17 July 2014 16:28, Mariano Gonzalez <mariano.l.gonzalez@gmail.com>

> Hello all,
> I'm part of the development team of a popular middleware product that acts
> as an application container. I'm working in moving from log4j 1.2 to 2.0
> for our next release.
> We noticed that most of our users use a log4j.properties file to configure
> logging in their applications. To make migration easier, I would like to
> build a custom ConfigurationFactory which is able to parse that .properties
> file and create the configuration.
> Do you already have something like that? Anyone had this migration issue
> already and has some tool for it? Is anyone considering adding something
> like this to the product?
> Thanks!

Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com>

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