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From "Piers Williams" <piers.willi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Must declare a logger in the exe?
Date Fri, 04 Jul 2008 03:54:31 GMT
You need to make a logging call in the exe too (or at least define a logger,
as you say):

"It is necessary that the first call to LogManager.GetLogger made during the
process (or AppDomain) is made from the assembly that has the configuration

2008/7/2 Daniel Williams <dlwiii@gmail.com>:

> I have a dll that I recently put log4net logging into.  It  is called
> by many different executables.  So I wanted to find out what is the
> minimum I must do so that an exe will cause the logging to happen in
> the dll.
> Add reference to log4net
> Add [assembly:log4net.Config.XmlConfigurator(ConfigFile="log4net.config",
> Watch=true)] to the exe's assemblyInfo.cs
> That should be it, right?  We've referenced the dll, and called
> configure using the assembly attribute.
> However, this does not cause my dll to log.  I find that only if I
> declare a logger in the exe, only then will the logging in my dll
> start.
> Does this make sense?  Am I missing something?  I would like to know
> the very minimum of code changes required to get logging to work.
> Cheers,
> Daniel

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