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From Brett Randall <javabr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat log4j doesn't roll files as supposed to
Date Fri, 09 Mar 2012 05:08:59 GMT
What's going on with C:\LB\Tomcat versus C:\Tomcat ?  Do you have two
Tomcat installations?

Brett


On 3/8/12, Meir Yanovich <meiry242@gmail.com> wrote:
> i have in my tomcat web application log4j that is configured like this :
>
>
>    1. <log4j:configuration xmlns:log4j="http://jakarta.apache.org/log4j/"
>     debug="true">
>    2.     <appender name="FILE" class="org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender"
>    >
>    3.     <param name="Threshold" value="DEBUG"/>
>    4.         <param name="maxFileSize" value="100KB"/>
>    5.         <param name="maxBackupIndex" value="15"/>
>    6.         <param name="File" value="${catalina.home}/logs/myapp_gw.log"
>    />
>    7.         <param name="Append" value="true"/>
>    8.         <layout class="org.apache.log4j.PatternLayout">
>    9.             <param name="ConversionPattern" value=
>    "%d{ISO8601} %t %-5p [%c{1}] %m%n "/>
>    10.         </layout>
>    11.     </appender>
>    12. ...
>    13. ....
>    14. ...
>
> configured 100kb just to get quick
> test<http://www.javaranch.com/unit-testing.jsp>results , any way it
> seams like log4j roll the log only once and each time
> he detects that he need to make roll it just changes the previous file name
> and keep outputting to the main log file , i set log4j debug mode and the
> output it gives me looks like this :
>
> log4j: rolling over count=820961
> log4j: maxBackupIndex=15
> log4j: Renaming file C:\Tomcat\logs\myapp_gw.log.8 to
> C:\LB\Tomcat\logs\myapp_gw.log.9
> log4j: Renaming file C:\Tomcat\logs\myapp_gw.log to
> C:\LB\Tomcat\logs\myapp_gw.log.1
> log4j: setFile called: C:\Tomcat/logs/myapp_gw.log, true
> log4j: setFile ended
>
>
> as you can see it renaming me the myapp_gw.log.8 to myapp_gw.log.9 but
> doesn't keep the myapp_gw.log.8 ,
> i need it to keep as i configured history of 15 files . what i need wrong
> here ?
> thanks
>

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