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From Ralph Goers <ralph.go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: Write log files relative to log4j2.xml?
Date Wed, 10 Jun 2015 00:08:08 GMT
Create a Jira issue. If you could actually create a patch the likelihood that it will get solved
sooner is much higher.

Ralhp

> On Jun 9, 2015, at 3:08 PM, Adam Retter <adam.retter@googlemail.com> wrote:
> 
> Okay thanks Ralph,
> 
> How would I go about getting such a change submitted to the project?
> 
> On 9 June 2015 at 22:36, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com> wrote:
>> There is nothing now but I would imagine it wouldn’t be too difficult to add a
variable that contains the base url or path of the configuration file in use.
>> 
>> Ralph
>> 
>>> On Jun 9, 2015, at 12:08 PM, Adam Retter <adam.retter@googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi there,
>>> 
>>> Is it somehow possible to specify that the log4j2 log files should be
>>> written somewhere relative to the configuration file?
>>> 
>>> For example my config file is here - /somewhere/my-app/logj2.xml
>>> 
>>> I would like to ensure that regardless of which folder my application
>>> is started from then my log files are always written to -
>>> /somewhere/my-app/var/log
>>> 
>>> My log4j2.xml has something like this -
>>> 
>>>       <RollingRandomAccessFile name="my-app"
>>> filePattern="var/log/my-app.log.gz" fileName="var/log/my-app.log">
>>>           <Policies>
>>>               <SizeBasedTriggeringPolicy size="10MB"/>
>>>           </Policies>
>>>           <DefaultRolloverStrategy max="14"/>
>>>           <PatternLayout pattern="%d [%t] %-5p (%F [%M]:%L) - %m %n"/>
>>>       </RollingRandomAccessFile>
>>> 
>>> However, var/log/my-app.log is always written relative to the folder
>>> where my-app is started from and not relative to where the config file
>>> is.
>>> 
>>> Any ideas?
>>> 
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