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From nancy_b <nancy_br...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Log4j Woes
Date Wed, 26 May 2010 08:11:55 GMT

Hi dear Peter,

This time you've hit the target! :-) 

Thanks a lot for your help!!!
Nancy


Peter Hancock-2 wrote:
> 
> Hi Nancy,
> 
> The suggested method fails because all arguments to fop are passed as
> arguments to the application, not the JVM.
> You could change the fop script and add '-Dlog4j.configuration=...' *
> directly* before or after '$HEADLESS'  on the line 'run_java ...'.
> 
> Better still you could put something like $MY_JVM_VARS instead and run
> * export MY_JVM_VARS='-Dlog4j.configuration=file:///wherever/log4j.xml'
> fop*
> 
> Any other JVM arguments required can be placed in the MY_JVM_VARS
> variable.
> 
> The problem with this would be when an update changes the /usr/bin/fop. 
> You
> might want to copy this script into ~/ somewhere and run that instead,
> merging any potential future changes to fop when thy occur.
> 
> Pete
> 
> On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 4:34 PM, nancy_b <nancy_brndt@yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
>>
>> Hi Julien!
>>
>> Thanks a lot for trying to help me. Unfortunately, fop fails printing the
>> following error:
>> 2010-05-25 18:32:35,176 [main] ERROR FOP - Exception
>> java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Error creating InputHandler object.
>>        at
>>
>> org.apache.fop.cli.CommandLineOptions.createInputHandler(CommandLineOptions.java:849)
>>        at
>> org.apache.fop.cli.CommandLineOptions.parse(CommandLineOptions.java:167)
>>        at org.apache.fop.cli.Main.startFOP(Main.java:154)
>>        at org.apache.fop.cli.Main.main(Main.java:197)
>>
>> Please, advise!
>> Thanks a lot again!
>> Nancy
>>
>>
>> Julien Aymé wrote:
>> >
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> > Assuming your log4j configuration file is placed in the
>> > "/home/cozy/doc/xsl/" folder,
>> > you can tell fop to use your log4j file like this:
>> >
>> > fop -Dlog4j.configuration=file:///home/cozy/doc.xsl/log4j.xml-c
>> > /home/cozy/doc/xsl/myconf.xml -fo  \
>> >          user_manual.fo -pdf  user_manual.pdf
>> >
>> > (replace log4j.xml with the actual name of your configuration file).
>> >
>> > HTH,
>> > Julian
>> >
>> > 2010/5/25 nancy_b <nancy_brndt@yahoo.com>:
>> >>
>> >> From http://wiki.apache.org/xmlgraphics-fop/HowTo/SetupLog4JLogging:
>> >>
>> >> "Set the following system property when you start the JVM:
>> >> -Dlog4j.configuration=file:///C:/Dev/FOP/log4j.properties
>> >> ..."
>> >> Does anybody know how do I define this on Linux Debian and where?
>> >>
>> >> Thanks a lot in advance!
>> >> nancy
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> nancy_b wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> Hi Folks!
>> >>>
>> >>> I use FOP 0.95 to compile PDF documents from DocBook sources on my
>> Linux
>> >>> Debian machine. After upgrading my Debian to v5.2, I get the
>> following
>> >>> log4j-related problem:
>> >>>
>> >>> fop -c /home/cozy/doc/xsl/myconf.xml -fo  \
>> >>>           user_manual.fo -pdf  user_manual.pdf
>> >>> log4j:WARN No appenders could be found for logger
>> >>> (org.apache.fop.util.ContentHandlerFactoryRegistry).
>> >>> log4j:WARN Please initialize the log4j system properly.
>> >>>
>> >>> and FOP does not produce any compilation-related warnings that I
>> expect
>> >>> it
>> >>> to print in the console.
>> >>> 2.6.18.3
>> >>> I did not have this problem before (on my Debian v.2.6.18.3).
>> >>>
>> >>> After reading related posts on this forum, I did the following:
>> >>>
>> >>> 1) Created a log4j conf file (log4j-properties.xml) with the
>> following
>> >>> contents:
>> >>>
>> >>> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
>> >>> <!DOCTYPE log4j:configuration SYSTEM "log4j.dtd">
>> >>>
>> >>> <log4j:configuration xmlns:log4j="http://jakarta.apache.org/log4j/">
>> >>>   <appender name="console" class="org.apache.log4j.ConsoleAppender">
>> >>>
>> >>>     <layout class="org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout">
>> >>>
>> >>>     </layout>
>> >>>   </appender>
>> >>>   <appender name="logfile" class="org.apache.log4j.FileAppender">
>> >>>     <layout class="org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout">
>> >>>
>> >>>     </layout>
>> >>>   </appender>
>> >>>   <!-- ALL | DEBUG | INFO | WARN | ERROR | FATAL | OFF
>> >>>   <root>
>> >>>     <priority value ="warn" />
>> >>>     <appender-ref ref="console" />
>> >>>     <appender-ref ref="logfile" />
>> >>>   </root>-->
>> >>>   <logger name="org.apache.fop">
>> >>>     <level value="warn"/>
>> >>>     <appender-ref ref="console" />
>> >>>   </logger>
>> >>>   <logger name="org.apache.xmlgraphics">
>> >>>    <level value="warn"/>
>> >>>    <appender-ref ref="console" />
>> >>>   </logger>
>> >>> </log4j:configuration>
>> >>>
>> >>> It sits together with log4j in the /usr/share/java/ directory. I also
>> >>> placed there the log4j.dtd file.
>> >>>
>> >>> 2) In bashrc, I defined the following:
>> >>>
>> >>> export
>> >>>
>> LOG4J_OPTS="-Dlog4j.configuration=/usr/share/java/log4j-properties.xml".
>> >>>
>> >>> But, guess what? It did not help at all. I still get the log4j
>> message.
>> >>> The posts also mention that it is necessary to define the conf. file
>> in
>> >>> the classpath. I have no idea what it is and how to find it....
>> >>>
>> >>> Please, people, help! :-(
>> >>>
>> >>> Thanks a lot in advance!!!!
>> >>> nancy
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>
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