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From Jasmin Mehta <>
Subject Re: [Logging] : Can commons.logging be used without log4j
Date Mon, 09 Aug 2010 14:06:37 GMT
What you are suggesting may be true for JBoss. But I have it practically 
not working on OC4J.

According to this article, log4j.xml or plays the same 
role. I do have separate configured for each web 
application, pointing to different log directory and file name. But still 
it picks up the one which deploys first. Looks like limitation of OC4J.

So that is why I am looking for option without using log4j at all.

From:   Brent Worden <>
Date:   08/09/2010 09:56 AM
Subject:        Re: [Logging] : Can commons.logging be used without log4j

On 8/9/2010 7:53 AM, Jasmin Mehta wrote:
> The log4j has limitation that if its used as a shared library then it 
> initiate only one configuration. So my all we applications which shares
> the same instance are populating the logs into only one log file (the 
> app which deployed first in order), rather than individual / separate 
> files configured in the path of each of the application's
This isn't true.  Log4j allows for defining and using multiple log
configurations in a single JVM.  This is accomplished by using a
RepositorySelector to manage the multiple log hierarchies.  See for a web
container example.


Brent Worden

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