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From Peter Rossbach ...@objektpark.de>
Subject Re: Please describe the new Logger System at cvs head.
Date Sun, 27 Jun 2004 10:34:30 GMT
Hello Bill and Remy

your log4j example at new doumentation works fine. Thanx!
My fault I use the Logger tag instead the category one.

But that we can't change the Logger config at server.xml is not nice.
The only chance is, declare a Lifecycle Listner or used the Log4J MBean
direct.

Regards
Peter

Bill Barker schrieb:

>>>About logging:
>>>- it is a mistake (nowadays) to define custom loggers in applications
>>>(JBoss doesn't, and yet it's far more complex); of course, an equally
>>>big mistake is to provide "logging" services in the Servlet API ;)
>>>      
>>>
>>This is only a dream. In a hosting enviroment every customer will
>>logging different. We offer own logfiles with the <Logger> configuartion
>>in the context.xml.
>>This were broken, if your changes are kept.
>>
>>My greatest problem is the administration of the log4j configuration.
>>Where - or better - how can I do this automatically. This question you
>>don't answer? Is there a discussion done about this problem?
>>
>>    
>>
>
>Well, the discussion of administering the log4j configuration belongs on
>log4j-user@logging.apache.org.  However, I'm sure that the Tomcat 5.5 docs
>will likely have examples (and, yes, patches are always welcome :).  Either
>that, or Ceki is going to be selling a lot of copies of his book ;-).
>
>  
>
>>Your logger solution is maybe is well solution for a development or
>>company-intern-used tomcat installation but the UseCase "Webhosting"
>>have been ignored. If I must administrate every customer logger manually
>>this is very counterproductively.
>>
>>    
>>
>
>Actually, with the JMX support in log4j, I would guess that Remy's changes
>will make life much easier for the Webhosting crowd.  If there is interest
>(meaning patches :), then the admin webapp could even be extended to help
>with the configuration.
>
>  
>
>>>- the big problem which I want to solve here is that logs are going to
>>>different places, which is wrong; now, all logs should go to
>>>commons-logging (or directly to the actual logger that commons-logging
>>>is wrapping)
>>>      
>>>
>>What do you mean with "different places". If you man different places
>>the logs will be saved than can I say this is a normal behaviour. In
>>Germany there is a admin tool called "Confixx". This tool saves the logs
>>in the home directory of the user. Than the user can view and load his
>>logs with a normal ftp-client.
>>
>>Best regards
>>Thorsten
>>
>>
>>--
>>Thorsten Kamann
>>Email: thorsten.kamann@planetes.de
>>ICQ: 40746578
>>Yahoo: ThorQue
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