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From Ralph Goers <ralph.go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: Custom ConfigurationFactory not loaded
Date Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:15:39 GMT
Matt,

Your answer is incorrect. No system property needs to be set.

Ralph

On Jul 31, 2014, at 7:37 PM, Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com> wrote:

> I think you may still need to set the system property (or equivalent
> properties file) to override the default ConfigurationFactory.
> 
> 
> On 31 July 2014 21:34, Clément Guillaume <cguillaume@hotpads.com> wrote:
> 
>> Oh ! I did this because of the documentation available here:
>> 
>> http://logging.apache.org/log4j/2.x/manual/extending.html#ConfigurationFactory
>> 
>> The second method is by defining the ConfigurationFactory as a Plugin.
>> 
>> 
>> And why all others ConfigurationFactories are declared as @Plugin ?
>> 
>> @Plugin(name = "JsonConfigurationFactory", category =
>>> "ConfigurationFactory")
>> 
>> @Order(6)
>> 
>> public class JsonConfigurationFactory extends ConfigurationFactory {
>> 
>> 
>> And what should be the proper way to have a custom Configuration based on a
>> custom file format ?
>> 
>> Regards,
>> 
>> Clément
>> 
>> 
>> On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 7:04 PM, Remko Popma <remko.popma@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> The configuration factory is responsible for parsing a config file and
>>> creating a Configuration object. As such, it must exist _before_ the
>>> configuration file is processed.
>>> 
>>> Log4j plugins are only created during processing of the config file. So a
>>> configuration factory cannot be a plugin.
>>> 
>>> Best regards,
>>> Remko
>>> 
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> 
>>>> On 2014/08/01, at 10:18, Clément Guillaume <cguillaume@hotpads.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Hi,
>>>> 
>>>> I'm trying to use a custom ConfigurationFactory. I created and
>> annotated
>>> it
>>>> with a @Plugin and an @Order like this:
>>>> 
>>>> @Plugin(category = "ConfigurationFactory", name =
>>>> "StartupConfigurationFactory")
>>>> @Order(10)
>>>> public class StartupConfigurationFactory extends ConfigurationFactory{
>>>> ...
>>>> }
>>>> 
>>>> But it is never loaded (none of the 2 methods are called).
>>>> 
>>>> If I specify the system property "log4j.configurationFactory" with the
>>> name
>>>> of my class before creating a logger, my factory is successfully
>> loaded.
>>>> 
>>>> Did I made a mistake declaring my ConfigurationFactory ?
>>>> 
>>>> Clément
>>> 
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>> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com>


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