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From Alex Chaffee <>
Subject Re: VOTE: Should default output be tomcat.log or stdout?
Date Tue, 04 Jul 2000 07:44:48 GMT
On Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 12:41:21AM -0700, Alex Chaffee wrote:
> I don't remember seeing a discussion of this (if I missed it let me
> know) but a month or so ago the default destination for tc_log output
> changed from tomcat.log to console out.  It's documented, but odd.
> I'd prefer that the behavior change back, so the console just says
> "see tomcat.log" and that all output be redirected to tomcat.log by
> default.  But I could be nuts, soo...
> VOTE: default server.xml sends output to tomcat.log

Oh yeah, a possible complication is that under Windows 95/98,
FileWriter.flush() doesn't always actually flush!  So that's an
argument for keeping it going to the console.

Alex Chaffee             
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