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From Adam Retter <adam.ret...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Write log files relative to log4j2.xml?
Date Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:36:40 GMT
Okay thanks, I have submitted a patch here -
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LOG4J2-1050

On 10 June 2015 at 01:08, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com> wrote:
> 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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