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From "Adedokun, Bisi" <adedo...@toysrus.com>
Subject RE: Specifying Different Location for Log File
Date Fri, 28 Nov 2003 20:27:50 GMT
I got this working by escaping the directory name as follows:

log4j.appender.R.file=D:\\WSAD5.1\\Logs\\weblog.log

Bisi

>  -----Original Message-----
> From: 	Adedokun, Bisi  
> Sent:	Friday, November 28, 2003 10:38 AM
> To:	'log4j-user@jakarta.apache.org'
> Subject:	RE: Specifying Different Location for Log File
> 
> 	Hello,
> 
> 	I'm using log4j in a struts application. I'd like to specify a
> different location for the log file. Presently, the log file is written to
> the $[WSAD_ROOT] which is C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere
> Studio\Application Developer\v5.1. I have specified different location in
> the log4j.properties file but it does not write to the specified location.
> Is there a way to do this in log4j? I have gone through the log4j API, FAQ
> and documentation and I did not see any entry regarding writing log file
> to a different location. I'm I missing something?
> 
> 	Below is a sample entry in the log4j.properties file:
> 
> 	log4j.appender.R=org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender
> 	log4j.appender.R.maxBackupIndex=1
> 	log4j.appender.R.append=true
> 	log4j.appender.R.bufferSize=8192
> 	log4j.appender.R.file=weblog.log
> 	log4j.appender.R.bufferedIO=false
> 	log4j.appender.R.immediateFlush=true
> 	log4j.appender.R.maximumFileSize=102400
> 	log4j.appender.R.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
> 	log4j.appender.R.layout.conversionPattern=%d [%t] %-5p %c %M.%L %x -
> %m%n
> 	log4j.appender.R.layout.contentType=text/plain
> 	# stdout is set to Consoleappender
> 	log4j.appender.stdout=org.apache.log4j.ConsoleAppender
> 	# stdout uses PatternLayout
> 	log4j.appender.stdout.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout
> 	log4j.appender.stdout.layout.ConversionPattern=%d [%t] %-5p %c -
> %m%n
> 	log4j.rootCategory=DEBUG, R, stdout
> 
> 
> 	What I would like to be able to do is to specify a different
> location for the file property:
> 	log4j.appender.R.file=d:\logs\weblog.log
> 
> 	Any insight into how to go about this will be appreciated.
> 
> 	Bisi
> 
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