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From "Bill Barker" <>
Subject Re: Setting up logging - Log4j
Date Wed, 12 Feb 2003 06:54:12 GMT

"Joe Tomcat" <> wrote in message
> On Tue, 2003-02-11 at 14:27, tomcat guy wrote:
> > Would anyone be so kind to point me in the right direction for setting
up some logging for servlets running on Tomcat?
> >
> > I'm looking at Log4j but I be a newbie and the docs I'm finding are not
that helpfull...
> If you have a choice, I would go with Java 1.4 and use the built-in
> logging facilities.  It is easier to use and more powerful in many
> ways.  You can find info about this on

IMHO, given the choice between log4j and JDK1.4-logging, I'd go for log4j
every time.  log4j offers a lot more flexablility (at the expense of a
higher learning curve :).

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