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From "Doug Lochart" <>
Subject Re: log4j question...
Date Wed, 10 Mar 2004 20:56:22 GMT
I believe that at this point ANT does not include the $ANT_HOME/lib
directory as part of its classpath.
Only the jars within the directory are put in the classpath thus you jar
w/properties file worked.
Maybe this could be done in the future.  All you <should> have to do is
provide the _dlog4j.configuration=...
when you run ant and it then should available.

You may want to describe how you are using log4j within ant (exec'ing a java
class that uses it ... etc) so that
I/we may be able to provide an alternate solution.


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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ciramella, EJ" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2004 1:24 PM
Subject: log4j question...

> Is there any way to put in $ANT_HOME/lib or some other
> really high level dir to get it picked up automatically?  The only way
> found this possible is to put this property file in a jar in the lib
> directory.
> I tried the -D option, but to no avail.  Looks like it needs to be in the
> classpath.

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