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From David Smith <d...@cornell.edu>
Subject Re: catalina.out is not reloading
Date Mon, 11 Feb 2008 10:58:23 GMT
Sorry guy.  Maybe someone else can provide such updates.  I'd have to 
write it as I've never had the need for such functionality.

--David

persistence k wrote:
> Thanks Mr.David .
>
> Will you please send me a sample start up script to handle renaming or
> deleting the old catalina.out file.
>
>
> Regards,
> Persistence
>
>
>
>
> On 2/11/08, David Smith <dns4@cornell.edu> wrote:
>   
>> Then you should modify the startup script to handle renaming or deleting
>> the old file before starting tomcat.  Catalina.out itself is just the
>> redirected standard output from tomcat and tomcat has no control over
>> what the OS does with what it spews out.
>>
>> As a better alternative, configure your favorite logging framework to
>> provide rolling log files.  There are lots of messages in the archives
>> regarding log4j and dealing with the classloader system in tomcat if you
>> want to go that direction.
>>
>> --David
>>
>> persistence k wrote:
>>     
>>> Yes, Mr.David. I want each time tomcat's redirects its standard output to
>>> catalina.out file,
>>> this file should reflect that change and during tomcat start up all the
>>> content in the file should be deleted, instead of appending it to previous
>>> messages.
>>>
>>> Right now I'm closing and reopening the file to notice the changes in it.
>>> Instead I would like to see the file reloaded each time tomcat redirects
>>>       
>> its
>>     
>>> standard output to
>>> that file, just as it happens in windows.
>>>
>>> Please suggest me a solution for this.
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Persistence.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Feb 7, 2008 4:08 PM, David Smith <dns4@cornell.edu> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>>>> I'm not clear on what you mean by 'reloading' as catalina.out is just a
>>>> text file accepting tomcat's redirected standard output.  It should
>>>> simply be appended to as messages are generated.  Are you saying you
>>>> want the file to be deleted and started fresh on every tomcat startup?
>>>>
>>>> --David
>>>>
>>>> persistence k wrote:
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> whenever I restart the tomcat in linux, the file ' catalina.out ' is
not
>>>>> automatically reloading just like the file ' std.out ' does in windows.
>>>>>
>>>>> ' catalina.out ' file containing all the 'System.out ' statements
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>> printed
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>>> from the day tomcat
>>>>> was installed in my linux system.
>>>>>
>>>>> Please tell me a solution so that the file ' catalina.out ' gets
>>>>> reloaded for each and every time I made change in WEB UI.
>>>>>
>>>>> -Persistence
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>           
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