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From "Bharat Kumar Meda" <Bharatkuma...@infosys.com>
Subject Help on DailyRollingFileAppender : existing file getting overwritten
Date Fri, 29 Dec 2006 06:19:12 GMT

Hi,



When log4j files are to be renamed as previous day's log files (appends
the previous day's date at midnight), they are getting overwritten with
the first five minutes of the present day's logs.



As a result, the whole log file of the previous day is lost.



Also the jar we are referring for log4j is log4j-1.2.8.jar.

Could it because of an old version of jar?



Thanks in advance for your inputs,

Bharat



Please find below the log4j.properties file we are using:



log4j.rootLogger=debug, stdout, R

# Appender class for rootLogger stdout

log4j.appender.stdout=org.apache.log4j.ConsoleAppender

log4j.appender.stdout.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout

log4j.appender.stdout.layout.ConversionPattern=%d %5p [%x] (%F:%L) -
%m%n



# Appender class for rootLogger R

log4j.appender.R=org.apache.log4j.DailyRollingFileAppender

log4j.appender.R.DatePattern='.'yyyy-MM-dd

log4j.appender.R.File=./vRepair.log

log4j.appender.R.MaxFileSize=1024KB



# Keep one backup file

#log4j.appender.R.MaxBackupIndex=3



# Pattern to output to logger R
log4j.appender.R.layout=org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout

log4j.appender.R.layout.ConversionPattern=[%d] [%5p] [%t] - %m%n



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