[logback-user] logback.xml problem

Chris Cheshire cheshirator at gmail.com
Tue Aug 12 20:17:44 CEST 2008

I got this working last night by putting logback.xml in the root of
the jar. My assumption was that the application jar and everything in
it was in the classpath.

I do like this method of configuration though - it is a much needed
improvement over log4j :)


On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 2:58 AM, Ceki Gulcu <listid at qos.ch> wrote:
> Hello Chris,
> Try the following adding the following two lines, anytime after logback is
> initialized, i.e after you retrieve a logger for the first time.
>   LoggerContext lc = (LoggerContext) LoggerFactory.getILoggerFactory();
>   StatusPrinter.print(lc);
> Please let us know how it goes,
> Chris Cheshire wrote:
>> I am trying to convert from log4j to logback, and up until now I have just
>> used the default logging configuration logback provides.
>> Now I am trying to get the errors emailing out, and I have created a
>> logback.xml, put it under "resources" and compiled it into my application
>> jar, yet when I run my app it doesn't appear that the config file is even
>> being loaded (I put a debug="true" in the configuration element and nothing
>> appears on the console like in the example 3.4 in the documentation).
>> What am I missing? The documentation says to create a file called
>> logback.xml and place it in a folder on the classpath and the default
>> configurator will find it, yet it is not.
>> Please help!
>> Chris
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> Ceki Gülcü
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