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From Ceki Gülcü <c...@qos.ch>
Subject RE: DailyRollingFileAppender not renaming files
Date Wed, 28 Aug 2002 16:23:00 GMT

On windows, there is more to security then the R attribute. When you
select a folder in explorer, right click and choose Properties. Do you
see a tab called Security? You should at least see General and
Sharing.

ps: I assume your are running Windows NT, 2000 or XP.

At 10:03 28.08.2002 -0600, you wrote:
>Are you suggesting that maybe the permissions changed?
>
>Well, the rename failed last night, and I just checked and the attributes
>for every folder down to that file are either blank or "A" (archivable), so
>it should have no problem writing a new file.
>
>Disk space has 4.11GB free, so that is not an issue either.
>
>I just can't seem to figure out any logical reason why this would be
>failing. It seems to happen under every web-app too, not just this one.
>
>-shawn
>
>====================================
>Shawn Wilson [shawnw@atmreports.com]
>Software Developer, ATMReports.com
>PH: 877-327-0873, FAX: 406-294-5806
>====================================
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ceki Gulcu [mailto:ceki@qos.ch]
> > Sent: Wednesday, August 28, 2002 9:40 AM
> > To: Log4J Users List
> > Subject: RE: DailyRollingFileAppender not renaming files
> >
> >
> >
> > Your suggestion does not explain the following fact
> >
> >  > File permissions are okay... and it seems to work fine for a
> > few days after
> >  > first starting up Tomcat, but then for some reason it just
> > stops renaming
> >  > the files and overwrites the same file every day.
> >
> > I don't think the single quotes in the DatePattern matter.
> >
> > At 11:26 28.08.2002 -0400, you wrote:
> >
> > >Try
> > >
> > ><param name="DatePattern" value=".yyyy-MM-dd"/>
> > >
> > >rather than
> > >
> > ><param name="DatePattern" value="'.'yyyy-MM-dd"/>
> > >
> > >
> > >Subtle nuance from .properties to XML format....
> > >
> > >Luc
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >"Shawn Wilson" <shawnw@atmreports.com> on 08/28/2002 11:22:23 AM
> > >
> > >Please respond to "Log4J Users List" <log4j-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> > >
> > >To:    "Log4J Users List" <log4j-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> > >cc:
> > >
> > >Subject:    RE: DailyRollingFileAppender not renaming files
> > >
> > >
> > >I know for a fact it happens with log4j-1.2.5. Now, I think I'm using
> > >log4j-1.2.6 now but I'm not certain because even though I stopped the
> > >webapp
> > >(it's running under Tomcat) and put the 1.2.6 jar in the /lib folder, the
> > >1.2.5 jar file was locked so I wasn't able to remove it. Now, after
> > >starting
> > >the webapp again, they're both locked.
> > >
> > >Here's the configuration from my log4j.xml for the
> > >DailyRollingFileAppender:
> > >
> > >     <appender name="A3_Nyce"
> > >class="org.apache.log4j.DailyRollingFileAppender">
> > >      <param name="DatePattern" value="'.'yyyy-MM-dd"/>
> > >      <!--param name="MaxLogs" value="30"/-->
> > >      <param name="File"
> > >value
> > >="e:/WebApps/atmreports/cvsroot/ATMReports/ATMRealtime_NYCE/WEB-INF/log
> > >s/Nyce.log"/>
> > >   <layout class="org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout">
> > >    <param name="ConversionPattern" value="%-15d{ISO8601} %-10p (%c) -
> > >%m%n"/>
> > >   </layout>
> > >     </appender>
> > >
> > >File permissions are okay... and it seems to work fine for a few
> > days after
> > >first starting up Tomcat, but then for some reason it just stops renaming
> > >the files and overwrites the same file every day.
> > >
> > >-shawn
> > >
> > >====================================
> > >Shawn Wilson [shawnw@atmreports.com]
> > >Software Developer, ATMReports.com
> > >PH: 877-327-0873, FAX: 406-294-5806
> > >====================================
> > >
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Ceki Gulcu [mailto:ceki@qos.ch]
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, August 28, 2002 9:08 AM
> > > > To: Log4J Users List
> > > > Subject: Re: DailyRollingFileAppender not renaming files
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > At 09:04 28.08.2002 -0600, you wrote:
> > > > >Hi,
> > > > >
> > > > >I'm using log4j on the Windows platform and many times I notice that
> > > > >DailyRollingFileAppender is not able to rename the log file.
> > I get this
> > > > >messages on stderr:
> > > > >
> > > > >log4j:ERROR Failed to rename [c:/path/to/my/file] to
> > > > >[c:/path/to/my/file.2002-08-27].
> > > > >
> > > > >I searched the archives and someone had said it may have
> > something to do
> > > > >with multiple threads using a single Logger object. This may in
> > > > fact be what
> > > > >is causing my problem since I have two threads in one class that
> > > > are using
> > > > >the same Logger.
> > > >
> > > > Don't believe everything you read.
> > > >
> > > > >What should I do to prevent this error from occurring? It is
> > important
> > >we
> > > > >keep backups of all our log files!
> > > >
> > > > Which version of log4j is this? What is the DatePattern for
> > > > DailyRollingFileAppender? Is the directory c:/path/to/my protected?
> > > >
> > > > >Thanks,
> > > > >-shawn
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Ceki
> > > >
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