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From Ross Hinkley <rosshink...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: relative path for config file
Date Thu, 06 Aug 2009 15:39:33 GMT
Christian,

Out of curiosity, how and where are you setting the configuration file path?

-Ross

2009/8/6 thierry lach <thierry.lach@hotmail.com>

>  One good reason for using an external file would be that the file can be
> changed without restarting the web application, which would happen when
> updating web.config.
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> Subject: RE: relative path for config file
> Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2009 08:14:47 +0200
> From: raszka@hasam.cz
> To: log4net-user@logging.apache.org
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> Hi,
> you can try this:
> <add key="log4net.Config.File" value="~\configs\log4net.config" />
> but I'm not sure if this works. What you are using external config
> file? log4net config can be written directly in web.config.
> RR
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> *Od:* Christian Chenier [mailto:cchenier@uottawa.ca]
> *Odesláno:* 5. srpna 2009 18:16
> *Komu:* log4net-user@logging.apache.org
> *Předmět:* relative path for config file
>
>  Hi,
>
> I use log4net in a C# web application and am having problems configuring
> it to use a relative path to point to the location of a configuration file
> external to web.config.
>
>
>
> In web.config, if I use
>
>       <add key="log4net.Config.File" value="C:\somePath\log4net.config" />
>
> all works fine. However, I would like to avoid having to hard-code the
> physical path and would like to specify something like
>
>       <add key="log4net.Config.File" value="configs\log4net.config" />
>
> where the *configs* directory is located in the same directory as
> web.config (the AppDomain.CurrentDomain.BaseDirectory). However this does
> not work (I no longer get anything output to my log file when I make that
> change).
>
>
>
> I understand that one can programmatically construct a full path from the
> base directory, but there is surely a way to specify a relative path
> directly in the web.config file? I have tried modifying the string using
> leading slash (and backslash), etc. to no avail, and could not find a
> solution anywhere. Does anyone know how to do this?
>
>
>
> (As an aside, using a relative path to specify the output file name within
> the <appender> works fine, relative to the base directory.)
>
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> Thanks,
>
>
>
> Chris Chenier
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