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From "Bill Barker" <>
Subject Re: How do I easily set logging verbosity for coyote and the like?
Date Thu, 19 Jun 2003 05:33:09 GMT

<> wrote in message
> Hi *,
> I'm using Tomcat 5.0.2 and J2SDK1.4.2 beta. The Tomcat log fills up with a
> lot of INFO messages which I wouldn't like to see. (Stdout and stderr are
> redirected to files.) Tweaking the debug and/or the verbosity attributes
> the respective components in server.xml has no effect with respect to
> suppressing those messages. As logging is ultimately managed by
> java.util.logging or log4j I can certainly tweak or
> respectively. However, it would be much more convenient
> configure all aspects of Tomcat logging in server.xml. There may also be
> side-effects as the configuration for java.util.logging holds for the
> JDK (at least if I don't pass a dedicated to Tomcat at
> start-up).
> Is this "separation" by design? Are changes in the pipeline for
> Tomcat versions? If not, does anyone have an easy solution/work-around?

It is by design.  TC 5 primarily uses commons-logging (with, at the moment,
some legacy support for catalina-logging).  The path at the moment is to
more more to commons-logging, and away from catalina-logging.  So the short
answer to your questions are (in order): yes, no, no.

> Regards,
> Marc

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