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From "Eddie" <post2me...@hotmail.com>
Subject Re: separate log files ??
Date Tue, 04 Sep 2001 10:39:19 GMT
Paul,

I noticed that I wasn't very specific.
What I don't understand is what you mean by
"use classname as category name and it doesn't matter what order things are
configured"
as you said in your mail ?

Eddie

----- Original Message -----
From: "Eddie" <post2menow@hotmail.com>
To: "LOG4J Users Mailing List" <log4j-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, September 03, 2001 11:56 PM
Subject: Re: separate log files ??


> Paul,
>
> Thanks Paul, but you are going a bit too fast for me.
> Could you please use some more words, as don't completely understand what
> you mean (do you have a tiny example).
>
> Eddie
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Paul Glezen" <pglezen@atdial.net>
> To: "LOG4J Users Mailing List" <log4j-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Monday, September 03, 2001 9:24 PM
> Subject: Re: separate log files ??
>
>
> > Eddie Post wrote:
> > >
> > > However, when application A logs in log file log_file_A and it
connects
> to
> > > applicatoin B, it continues logging in log_file_B. This comes because
> > > application B initializes log4j with
> PropertyConfigurator.configure(config
> > > file) and appearantly it overrides the log4j properties of application
> A.
> > >
> >
> > Eddie,
> >
> > Sounds like a judicious use of categories could solve this.  If the set
> > of classes that make up application A and B are disjoint, then it is
> > trivial: use classname as category name and it doesn't matter what order
> > things are configured.  Set log_file_A for the app_A categories and
> > log_file_B for the app_B categories.
> >
> > If you have utility classes used in both app_A and app_B, then you need
> > for the utility class to come up with a scheme (perhaps by using some
> > kind of context information) to uniquely name the category instance that
> > each utility class instance uses.
> >
> > If you're calling static methods of utility classes, then you may be out
> > of luck.
> >
> > - Paul
> > --
> > Beware of bugs in the above code.  I have
> > only proved it correct, not tried it.
> > -Don Knuth
> >
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