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From Matt Sicker <boa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Copying appenders and loggers from a confgiruation to a builder
Date Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:33:51 GMT
I don't believe there is an API in ConfigurationBuilder that uses actual
plugin objects. That would certainly be a new feature. However, you did
mention combining configuration files which is already implemented through
composite configuration:

On 17 November 2016 at 09:29, COHEN, STEVEN M <sc1478@att.com> wrote:

> I am trying to construct a program that basically reads a bunch of log4j2
> configuration files and combines them into one, writing this back to disk
> using the new ConfigurationBuilder.writeXmlConfiguration(OutputStream)
> method.
> But I run up against what seems to me to be a gap in the API unless I am
> missing something:
> Having created a ConfigurationBuilder for the destination file and having
> read one of the to-be-combined configuration files into a Configuration
> object, there appears to be nothing in the ConfigurationBuilder interface
> that would allow, say, one of the appenders from the read-in configuration
> to be copied, as a whole object,into the builder, short of deconstructing
> it down to its constituent elements and adding them one by one.
> Is there a way to copy an appender from one configuration to another
> without drilling down into all its constituent parts?  And similarly, a way
> to copy a logger from one configuration to another without drilling down to
> its constituent parts?  Or must I write all this code myself?
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Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com>

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