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From André Warnier ...@ice-sa.com>
Subject Re: System.out is not going to catalina.out
Date Sun, 27 Nov 2011 22:24:04 GMT
Konstantin Kolinko wrote:
> 2011/11/27 Chris Moore <chrismoore@surewest.net>:
>>
>> I'm new to using tomcat.  I've done some developing with Google App Engine,
>> but I'm looking to
>>
>> host something on my own system instead of theirs.
>>
>>
>>
>> My system is running Ubuntu 10.04.3.  Tomcat is 6.0.24, JVM is 1.6.0_20-b20.
>>
>>
>>
>> I've written my app using GWT 2.4.0.  I'm also trying to use Hibernate and
>> MySQL for the back end.
>>
>> This is my first time with Hibernate as well, so I'm still coming up to
>> speed with getting that configured
>>
>> and working.
>>
>>
>>
>> I can run my application in dev mode under Eclipse, with Hibernate
>> configured to connect to the mysql
>>
>> server, and it works fine.  But when host the application under Tomcat on
>> the server it doesn't actually
>>
>> update the database.  It seems to work, I get no errors or stack traces, but
>> the data never gets updated.
>>
>>
>>
>> That leads to the real question I'm asking for help with - I can't seem to
>> get any kind of logging to work,
>>
>> including simply writing to System.out.  All the documentation I can find
>> says that System.out should get
>>
>> written to catalina.out, but I'm not seeing it.   I do see "deploying" and
>> "undeploying" messages in
>>
>> catalina.out, so I know I've got the right file and it is getting logged to,
>> but I don't see anything else there.
>>
>>
>>
>> I've tried changing logging.properties to specify level=ALL for everything,
>> thinking maybe the output was
>>
>> getting filtered, but that didn't help.
>>
>>
>>
>> Can anyone suggest what I might be doing wrong?  Is my System.out going
>> somewhere else?
>>
>>
>>
>> I'm generally pretty good at working out problems for myself, but with no
>> error messages and no way to
>>
>> get any kind of logging I'm stuck.  If someone could help me at least get
>> logging working I can probably
>>
>> work the rest out.
>>
> 
> Just guessing:
> a) you are not using the configuration that you are think that you are using
> b) you do not have enough rights or disk space to write to catalina.out file
> 
> You apparently are using 3-rd party repackaged and outdated
> distribution of Tomcat. I'd be better to download proper 6.0.33 from
> tomcat.apache.org and install it.
> 
> 
I will make another guess for now :
As your Tomcat is running under an Ubuntu, have a look at the script which starts Tomcat 
(probably /etc/init.d/tomcat6).  Tomcat probably runs under jsvc, and its stdout/stderr is

redirected (also guessing) to /var/log/daemon.log or similar.


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