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From "Bois, Bernard" <Bernard.B...@arris.com>
Subject Re: Limiting the number of backups with time-triggered rollover
Date Mon, 07 Mar 2016 23:01:48 GMT
Hello Jacob,

This is a good tip, I will look into it.

Much thanks,
Bernard Bois
ARRIS

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> On Mar 7, 2016, at 5:51 PM, "Jacob L. Anawalt" <janawalt@geckosoftware.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
>> On 2016-03-07 2:05 PM, Bois, Bernard wrote:
>> I'd like to know if it is possible to specify a maximum number of backups when a
>> time-triggered rollover policy is used.
> 
> I don't believe there is a default configuration that works like that.
> 
> Perhaps you could make a policy object that does rolling like the FixedWindowRollingPolicy
but uses the TriggeringPolicy from the TimeBasedRollingPolicy.
> 
>> It appears both classes supporting time-based rollovers
>> (DailyRollingFileAppender and rolling::RollingFileAppender) do not have such an
>> option.
> 
> You need to look at the RollingPolicy implementation of rolling::RollingFileAppender
to find that. The FixedWindowRollingPolicy has a max (and min) index used to rename a fixed
number of backup files.
> 
> -- 
> Jacob Anawalt
> Gecko Software, Inc.
> janawalt@geckosoftware.com
> 435-752-8026

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