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From "Nicko Cadell" <ni...@neoworks.com>
Subject RE: RollingFileAppender just overwrites the same file
Date Tue, 28 Feb 2006 18:36:59 GMT
log4net may not have permission to move the old file. If you enable
log4net internal debugging you should see any errors from log4net:

http://logging.apache.org/log4net/release/faq.html#internalDebug 

Cheers,
Nicko

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Iain.Shepherd@barclayscapital.com 
> [mailto:Iain.Shepherd@barclayscapital.com] 
> Sent: 10 February 2006 10:14
> To: log4net-user@logging.apache.org
> Subject: RollingFileAppender just overwrites the same file
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> Newbie question, I appreciate any advice.
> 
> Below is my log4net config, copied from
> http://logging.apache.org/log4net/release/config-examples.html
> #rollingfi
> leappender
> 
> It is restarting the file each day - but it's overwriting it.
> I was expecting it to rename the old one to logfile-20060209 
> or something.
> 
> log4net 1.2.9 beta, debug .net framework 1.1 build.
> 
> Cheers
> Iain Shepherd
> 
> 
> <log4net>
> 
> <appender name="RollingLogFileAppender"
> type="log4net.Appender.RollingFileAppender">
> 	<file value="logfile" />
> 	<appendToFile value="true" />
> 	<rollingStyle value="Composite" />
> 	<datePattern value="yyyyMMdd" />
> 	<maxSizeRollBackups value="10" />
> 	<maximumFileSize value="1MB" />
> 	<layout type="log4net.Layout.PatternLayout">
> 		<conversionPattern value="%date [%thread] 
> %-5level %logger [%property{NDC}] - %message%newline" />
> 	</layout>
> </appender>
> 
> <root>
> 	<level value="ALL"/>
> 	<appender-ref ref="RollingLogFileAppender"/> </root>
> 
> </log4net>
> 
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