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From André Warnier>
Subject Re: catalina.out
Date Sun, 15 Feb 2009 18:32:27 GMT
Caldarale, Charles R wrote:
>> From: Mohit Anchlia []
>> Subject: Re: catalina.out
>> There doesn't seem to be mention of catalina.out.
> Tomcat does not use catalina.out directly.  There are redirects in the Linux version
of the Tomcat startup scripts that send System.out and System.err to catalina.out.  Tomcat
itself does not write to System.out or System.err, and no self-respecting webapp should either.
Now if you don't care about self-respect for either yourself or your 
webapp, it sure is a lot easier and quicker than understanding the Juli 
or (worse) the log4j documentation, and applying it to Tomcat.
In addition, your sysadmin will love you, because you're writing 
somewhere where he can find it.

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