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From otisg <ot...@ureach.com>
Subject Re: Re: Appender logging to 2 logs - how to stop it
Date Mon, 10 Nov 2003 13:21:18 GMT
Thank you - additivity="false" attribute of logger did it.
I looked for that before, but could not find the DTD for Log4J -
the DTD link in Log4J's javadocs was (is?) broken.

Otis



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---- On Fri, 07 Nov 2003, Jacob Kjome (hoju@visi.com) wrote:

> 
> 1.  You should use <logger>, not <category>
> 2.  If you don't want to inherit logging from the <root>
logger, you should 
> add additivity="false" to the UserTracker <logger>
> 3.  You might want to set the <level>'s you prefer as well
> 
> Jake
> 
> At 12:06 PM 11/7/2003 -0500, you wrote:
> >Hello,
> >
> >I am using log4j 1.2.8 (under JBoss).  I'm having a problem
with
> >one of my Appenders logging to multiple log files, even
though I
> >didn't configure it to do this.
> >
> >Here is how I configured it:
> >
> ><appender name="MyUserTracker"
> >class="..DailyRollingFileAppender">
> >   <param name="File" value="/....../tracker.log"/>
> >   <param name="Threshold" value="INFO"/>
> >   <param name="Append" value="true"/>
> >   <param name="DatePattern" value="......"/>
> >
> >   <layout class="org.....">
> >     <param name="ConversionPattern" value="...."/>
> >   </layout>
> ></appender>
> >
> ><category name="UserTracker">
> >   <appender-ref ref="MyUserTracker"/>
> ></category>
> >
> >
> >That is it.
> >
> >The log4j.xml also contains configs for several other
appenders,
> >and contains this:
> >
> ><root>
> >   <appender-ref ref="CONSOLE"/>
> >   <appender-ref ref="FILE"/>
> ></root>
> >
> >CONSOLE is a ConsoleAppender catching System.out and FILE is
a
> >DailyRollingFileAppender going to a different log file.
> >
> >
> >It seems to me like messages going to my UserTracker
appender
> >are somehow getting saved into the CONSOLE appender.
> >Nothing in my code prints to System.out.
> >
> >I have not been able to figure this out for a looong time.
> >Does anyone know how to prevent this from happening?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Otis
> >
> >
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