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From Dain Sundstrom <>
Subject Re: Logging problems
Date Wed, 10 Nov 2004 08:29:45 GMT
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.


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