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From Ron Grabowski <rongrabow...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: Configurable configuration file location
Date Fri, 02 Sep 2005 23:33:38 GMT
According to these two articles:

 http://www.devx.com/vb2themax/Tip/18880
 http://weblogs.asp.net/pwilson/archive/2003/04/09/5261.aspx

The syntax for including an external appSettings file is:

 <appSettings file="YourSettings.config">
  <add key="KeyToOverride" value="Original" />
  <add key="KeyToNotOverride" value="Standard" />
 </appSettings>

--- Thomas <tom@tomwindows.com> wrote:

> I believe this is possible in .NET 2.0 as it allows for the ability
> to
> "include" configuration files. To do this in 1.x, would be trickier.
> You
> could assemble the configuration file manually, combining the
> information
> from the log4net configuration file. Another solution would be to
> have the
> log4net assembly look specifically for a log4net configuration file
> instead
> of the application's configuration file.
> 
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> 
> HTH
> 
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>  
> 
> Thomas
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>   _____  
> 
> From: Michael S. Collier
> [mailto:michael.collier@centricconsulting.com] 
> Sent: Friday, September 02, 2005 4:00 PM
> To: 'Log4NET User'
> Subject: Configurable configuration file location
> 
>  
> 
> Is there any way to specify the configuration file log4net should use
> via a
> configuration file?  For example, let's say I have three different
> applications that all want to use the same log4net configuration.  Is
> it
> possible to set a value in each application's app.config file that
> log4net
> would use as the path to its configuration file?  Or, would it be up
> to each
> application to read such a configuration setting and programmatically
> configure log4net?
> 
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> 
> I haven't seen anything in the log4net documentation about this, but
> thought
> I would ask just in case.
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> Thanks,
> 
> Mike
> 
> 


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