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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Log4j2 generates zero-bytes files when disk runs out of space
Date Tue, 04 Oct 2016 15:02:24 GMT
FYI: In 2.7 we have a new "createOnDemand" option.

Gary

On Tue, Oct 4, 2016 at 5:11 AM, Dmitriy Neretin <
dmitriy.neretin@googlemail.com> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>
> I have a strange side effect when our disks run out of space. (I know it's
> not a task of a logging framework and log4 is also not a cause of our
> problem, but it is still a side effect of the log4j :))
>
> Log4 (2.5) starts to generate 0-Byte files and these files will be
> immediately "gunzipped". So at the end of a day I have 2-5 "real" log files
> and some hundreds of 0-byte *.log and *.log.gz files.
>
> Is this side effect already known? Is there some workaround for this
> problem? It's not a really blocker but it is also not nice...
>
> I thought it were possible to delete such files with IfAccumulatedFileSize
> policy, but there is a check with IllegalParameterException (>=0)
>
> My config file is attached.
>
> Regards,
> Dmitriy
>
> P. S. CdllFileAppender extends AbstractOutputStreamAppender<
> RollingFileManager>
>
>
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