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From Wayne Cannon <wcan...@turinnetworks.com>
Subject Re: configuring a log to be written to "c:\documents and settings\<us erid>\Temp"
Date Tue, 28 Aug 2007 18:50:42 GMT
Have you considered using and importing the environment variables, such 
as HOME and USERPROFILE (Windows-only).  Yell if you need more 
pointers.  --Wayne

Gabier, Sal wrote:
> Hello all,
>  
> I am trying to write a logfile to "c:\documents and settings\<userid>\Temp"
> on a windows machine. The problem I have is that depending on which machine
> the program is installed on or who logs in, the <userid> directory will
> change. For instance, if "jsmith" logs in, his log file should appear in
> "c:\documents and settings\jsmith\Temp", but if "jdoe" runs the program from
> his account, the log should appear in "c:\documents and settings\jdoe\Temp".
> In my log4j.properties file, I don't know how to make this <userid> a
> variable. I only know how to hardcode it as follows:
>  
> log4j.appender.R.File=log/whatever.log
>  
> Can anyone help me?
>  
> Regards,
>  
> Sal Gabier
> Systems Architect
> TIS2Web - New Development
> Ph 248-603-4413
> Cell 248-425-6985
> Affiliated Computer Services 
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