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From Remy Maucherat <>
Subject Re: Auto application log file config
Date Wed, 06 Dec 2006 21:17:20 GMT
Filip Hanik - Dev Lists wrote:
> Yo,
> I'm running into situations where we have tons of applications being 
> deployed and undeployed on our servers.
> Because of the vast number of application, and applications changing 
> dynamically, we're running into the following problem.
> Because logging is configured in, and this is read 
> upon startup, we are unable to properly redirect ServletContext.log 
> messages.
> ideally, we'd like the option to have each application log into its own 
> log file,
> for example, $CATALINA_BASE/conf/context.xml could look like this
> <Context log="auto" logPrefix="${catalina.base}/logs/${name}." 
> logSuffix=".log"/>
> This by no mean is the actual proposal, I'd like some feedback on this 
> feature first, I find it useful, as I would never have to configure 
> static logs for my applications
> thoughts?

It's a feature for a custom log manager (which would extend the 
current), I think, as it can redirect logging to multiple files 
depending on the logger names.


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