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From Geir Magnusson Jr <>
Subject Re: Logging problems
Date Wed, 10 Nov 2004 15:13:06 GMT

On Nov 10, 2004, at 12:29 AM, Dain Sundstrom wrote:

> On Nov 5, 2004, at 1:29 PM, Dain Sundstrom wrote:
>> Log4j GBeans
>> Our current log4j gbeans attempt to control the creation of log 
>> objects, priories... basically the log4j configuration.  The problem 
>> I have found is any application can come along and "reset" the 
>> current log4j configuration and reinitialize the system.  I do not 
>> believe there is any way to prevent this.  It is on of those problems 
>> that everyone had control which in effect gives no one control.
>> I propose that we drop all of our gbeans that try to control Log4j 
>> and instead go to a single gbean that exposes the operations of 
>> LogManager, and a log4j.xml file (as a big string).  The big string 
>> would be a persisted to somewhere like var/log4.xml.
> I just committed this.  We now have var/log/* to 
> control the server, client and deployer logs.  I'd appreciate any feed 
> back quickly, as we are going to (try to) cut M3 tomorrow afternoon.

What are the repercussions for existing users?

> -dain
Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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