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From "Larry Meadors" <lmead...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Log file location in Web application
Date Thu, 04 Oct 2007 18:58:19 GMT
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Larry


On 10/4/07, Ashish Kulkarni <ashish.kulkarni13@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> How do we set the log file location dyanamically in web
> application,
>  Currently i am using log4j.xml file with following definiation, this file
> is under WEB-INF file
> <appender name="A2" class="
> org.apache.log4j.DailyRollingFileAppender">
> <param name="File"
>  value="C:\\Documents and Settings\\Kulkara\\My
> Documents\\ashish\\code\\workspace5.1M\\version6300build12-00\\log4jXmlFilter.log"
> />
> ... </appender>
> and in load the this xml file in Servlet using
>  String fileName = config.getInitParameter(log4j.xml);
>  ServletContext oCtx = config.getServletContext();
> URL path = oCtx.getResource (fileName);
> DOMConfigurator.configure(path);
>
> But if i have to install this on unix, i have to change
> the path, also the server on which i will
> install this  may not have the folder, so i will have to recreate a war file
> So is there a dynamic way of telling log4j the location and name of log
> file? which can work on any system.
> i would prefer the log file to be under the same folder application is
> installed
>
> Ashish
>
>
>

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