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Subject Re: log4j in webapp hanging Tomcat?
Date Sun, 02 Jul 2006 15:23:24 GMT
Dumb question perhaps, but has your disk got enough space?

Avi Deitcher wrote:
> Boris,
> Thank you, I should get to trying it this evening EDT.
> One other thing I will try it enabling logging in core Tomcat from JDK
> logging as opposed to log4j, to see if I can get Tomcat to tell me where
> it is hanging.  In the same vein, do you know if there is a truss-like
> equivalent for WinXP?
> As for netbeans, I will try it standalone, but to be honest, it is
> unlikely, since Netbeans starts a separate OS process, and I can
> actually control the command-line options separately. I believe it is
> just a convenience method. But I will try it to be sure.
> I will try all of the above and let you know what I find.
> Avi
> Boris Unckel wrote:
>> Hello Avi,
>> Avi Deitcher wrote:
>>> Boris,
>>> Thank you, too. The main issue here is that I *do* want to separate my
>>> webapp's logging from Tomcat's, so it can be fully self-contained.
>>> Hence, I included log4j.jar and within my own webapp,
>>> which should make a lot of sense. In the development case, I am pushing
>>> the logs to the console, which end up intermixes with Tomcat's logs, but
>>> that is an easy switch in Also, it appears that
>>> x4juli, according to the Website, is not quite ready for production.
>>> Any idea why this would cause hanging?
>>> Avi
>> If there is really a conflict between el and logj4j, try out the
>> following to be sure:
>> Please use the highest available version of log4j and commons-logging:
>> Follow the instructions in
>> to separate container commons-logging and webapps commons-logging.
>> Put log4j.jar in $CATALINA_HOME/server/lib and a in
>> $CATALINA_HOME/server/classes
>> Take care to remove any log4j.jar and commons-logging-xx.jar from
>> $CATALINA_HOME/common/lib
>> or $CATALINA_HOME/shared/lib
>> Take care that commons-logging or log4j is not present at
>> system-classpath due to your startup with Netbeans,
>> this may cause the problem. (Does the problem only occur with startup
>> in Netbeans? Does it occur standalone, too?)
>> Put in logj4.jar in WEB-INF/lib and in
>> WEB-INF/classes as you desired with a webapp specific
>> configuration.
>> Regards
>> Boris
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