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From Tomcat Random <>
Subject Re: Logging makes a grown man cry
Date Mon, 23 Dec 2013 21:15:44 GMT
Sorry if resurrecting the dead is frowned upon here but I thought I would
just add my resolve to this. Honestly, after writing a lot of code
otherwise, logging was probably the most frustrating.

Tomcat 7.0.42, RHEL 6

1. SL4FJ with Logback works beautifully.

2. I have custom error pages in web.xml that redirect various exceptions to
servlets. The servlets capture the exceptions and write them out to
different logs using SLF/Logback.

3. The default is completely commented out. Note:
deleting it is different than it being empty.

4. Since spymemcached logging is baked in, I added SLF as its logger in my
ContextInitialized listener:

 // set SLF4J as the logger for spymemcached
 Properties systemProperties = System.getProperties();

ch.qos.logback.classic.Logger logger =



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