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From "persistence k" <persistenc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: catalina.out is not reloading
Date Mon, 11 Feb 2008 10:17:46 GMT
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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