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From Curt Arnold <carn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: help: RollingFileAppender (xml configuration?)
Date Thu, 20 Apr 2006 21:26:39 GMT

On Apr 20, 2006, at 11:16 AM, B Moody wrote:

> Hold that thought.  I figured out the problem.  I assumed it would  
> create the
> output directory.  Once I created it, it worked fine.  Thanks again  
> for the
> help!
> Brian

Creating necessary directories was recently added to log4j (http:// 
issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9150).  Apparently the  
behavior hasn't been ported over to log4cxx.  I've logged LOGCXX-134  
(http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LOGCXX-134) so that this  
behavior will be ported over.

I did notice in your sample configuration file that "rolling" was  
missing from your class name for SizeBasedTriggeringPolicy.  I  
believe the package name is currently ignored by log4cxx, but that  
might change so that both "org.apache.log4j.RollingFileAppender" and  
"org.apache.log4j.rolling.RollingFileAppender" could appear in  
configuration files (and they have radically different configurations).

p.s.: There was some work in the logging services sandbox to define a  
validatable XML configuration format that would not depend on log4j  
class names, but that activity is currently on hold (http:// 

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