[logback-user] Configuring logback with variable substitution

øyvind rotnes rotnes at gmail.com
Wed May 14 19:14:39 CEST 2008

Hi people!
I have an issue.
I want to use variable substitution to configure logback.xml, which
works fine. But I also want to set the
substitutionProperty file value with the java -D argument when I start
up my server.

Something like this:
java -Dlogback.config="/path/to/my/property/file"

and then in logback.xml :

<configuration debug="true">
<substitutionProperty file=${logback.properties} />

But this did not work. I also tried <substitutionProperty
file="${logback.properties}" />
<configuration debug="true">

Is it not possible to define the subistutionfile with a system property?

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