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From "Johnny Kewl" <j...@kewlstuff.co.za>
Subject Re: Log files always locked
Date Wed, 02 May 2007 18:57:03 GMT
Thanks... does the trick.
But still wondering why the file handles are left open... I would think its
not good practice.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Venkat Venkataramanan" <thevenkster@gmail.com>
To: "'Tomcat Users List'" <users@tomcat.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2007 8:45 PM
Subject: RE: Log files always locked


> Johnny:
>
> I use Textpad to open the log file; if the log file is updated, it will
> automatically update the screen. Try that.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Johnny Kewl [mailto:john@kewlstuff.co.za]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2007 2:34 PM
> To: Tomcat Users List
> Subject: Log files always locked
>
> Just something that bugs me.....
> On windows if you try open a tomcat log file... which are typically
> associated with something like notepad, you get "In Use By Another
> Program".
> Why does Tomcat lock the file handle indefinitely?
> It maybe good programming practice but windows utilities generally dont
> give
> one the option of "will open as read only"... its always a mission just to
> read a log file.
>
>
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